Rawalpindi—The 9th Open House and Job Fair was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Wednesday. The event was organized by University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) with an aim to strengthen the linkage between industry and academia and to provide an opportunity to the students to show their abilities as well as enable them to understand market trends. PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad was the chief guest while Chief coordinator (Monitoring) Prime Minister’s Youth Programme Makhdum Adeel-ur-Rehman was the guest of honor.
Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad while addressing the participants lauded the projects presented by young students and emphasized on strengthening the relationship between industry and academia for rapid growth of information technology in the country. He said science and technology plays vital role in the progress of developing countries and urged strong linkages between the academia and industry.
He stressed upon the students to work hard for knowledge and assured them of every possible support from PMAS-AAUR in creative and unique projects.