Secretary General Digital Cooperation Organization visits COMSATS University

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Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary General, Digital Cooperation Organization visited COMSATS University on Wednesday.

She was leading four-member delegation from DCO accompanied by senior officials of Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication.

AlYahya is a renowned digital economy expert and advocate of digital literacy, empowerment and training in communities traditionally marginalized by the ‘digital divide’.

Prof. Madani gave a detailed presentation about CUI. He informed that the COMSATS University Islamabad is a public sector university having seven campuses in Pakistan having five faculties, twenty two academic departments and nine state of the art research centers.

Secretary General DCO in her presentation highlighted aims, objectives, goals of DCO. She briefed about DCO vision of having collaboration among its seven-member counties including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Nigeria and Oman.

She said that the purpose of the visit was to unlock the full potential of DCO Forum for realizing the Digital Pakistan Vision of the Government of Pakistan and finding potential areas for developing digital cooperation between COMSATS University Islamabad and DCO’s member nations. She also emphasized on women and youth empowerment in the growing digital economy.

Both sides agreed on enhancing cooperation among universities of DCO member countries. Head International Office of COMSATS University was assigned as focal person for initiating collaboration with DCO through the respective Ministry.

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