Our Correspondent Beijing
A joint programs has been launched to promote Sino-Pak coop in education, China Economic Net reported on Saturday.
“Pakistan has a large population of young people, and we need to do more for their empowerment.
Today’s event would strengthen both governments’ efforts and become a very important part of improving the technical educational infrastructure in Pakistan,” noted Moin ul Haque, Pakistani ambassador to China, while addressing here the launching ceremony (China Side) of CCTE Model (Modern Sino-Pak Dual Diploma/Dual Degree Joint Education Programs).
Hosted by Tang International Education Group, China, the launching ceremony was aimed at promoting the development of vocational and technical education in Pakistan.
During the event, 5 strategic cooperation agreements were signed, including agreements signed by UAF & Zalmi Foundation & Tang, Bailie & UAF & Zalmi Foundation & Tang, Bailie Vocational College & Shenzhen Institute of Information Technology & Tang, and PAF-IAST & Tang&Zalmi Foundation.
“During these years, the area of education has become very important between the two countries,” said Moin ul Haque, adding that China is now the largest destination for Pakistani students. Nearly 28,000 Pakistani students are studying in various Chinese universities.
As per Moin ul Haque, these students have learned the Chinese language, history and culture and have become a very important force of connecting two people and promoting cultural exchanges and people-to-people contact.