MNSA University, Uzbekistan agree to enhance co-op

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Staff Reporter

A meeting was held between the representatives of MNS Agricultural University and Uzbekistan on joint activities regarding education, food security, water security, climate change, research and technology. The meeting was held at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Islamabad.

The meeting was attended by the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan AJ Ebak A. Usmanau, the Acting Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan, Adam M. Togi, the Acting Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Bernhard Schicklehg, the Executive Director of the Center for Global and Strategic Studies Khalid Teymour Akram Jafari and Vice Chancellor Agriculture University Multan Prof. Dr. Asif Ali Tamgha Imtiaz.

Educational and research issues were discussed at the meeting. Addressing the meeting, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan AJE Aibak A.

Usmanau said that CGSS was playing an important role in uniting Pakistan and Uzbekistan in the field of education.

He said that he would work closely with the Agricultural University. He said that our country has a historical and deep friendly relationship with Pakistan which needs to be further deepened.

Universities of Uzbekistan and MNS University of Agriculture Multan will work together in areas where research is very important.

Faculty and student exchange programs will be expanded in the universities of both the countries.

Acting German Ambassador to Pakistan Bernhard Schckhelg said that German universities have always provided scholarships and other opportunities to Pakistani university students and will continue to do so in the future.

The Ambassadors thanked the Executive Director, Center for Global and Strategic Studies, Colonel (retd) Khalid Teymour Akram Jaffery for convening the prestigious meeting. Prof. Dr. Irfan Ahmed Baig, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, MNS University of Agriculture, Multan was also present on the occasion.