The 5th successive online course entitled, “Basic Chinese Language Program-V” has started at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi,
An official of the institution said on Wednesday that as many as 72 students got themselves registered for the language programme that has been jointly organised by the Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEPP) and the Chinese language experts at the Confucius Institute of Chinese Language, University of Karachi.
Director ICCBS-University of Karachi Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary said that the course is being transmitted through Video Conferencing facility at the L.E.J. National Science Information Center, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi and by Webinar technology.
He said that the course was started in the ongoing month (March) for a period of four months. The language programme aims to convey a comprehensive picture of China by providing information on their cultural, social and political life, and contribute to the academic and professional requirements of their disciplines and excel in their careers, he said.
He said that ICCBS successfully conducted nationwide consecutive ‘Basic Chinese Language Courses (I, II, III and IV)’ twice a year in 2014, 2015 and in 2016 in collaboration with the Chinese Language experts at the Confucius Institutes in Karachi and Islamabad.