UO inks MoUs with UoE and UVAS to jointly hold conferences, seminars


The University of Okara (UO) has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two top-notch varieties today including University of Education (UoE) and University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS).

The UO’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Muhammad Wajid, signed the agreements with the UoE, VC, Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, and the UVAS’ VC, Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad (SI).

In the MoU signing ceremony with the UoE, the two VCs vowed to jointly hold international conferences and seminars and co-supervise dissertations of the students.

They also agreed on sharing of resources and research and academic facilities. They also announced to work together for building academia-industry linkages for the professional training and job placement of students. Prof Pasha affirmed his full support to the UO in all matters.

The MoU between UVAS and UO allows the initiation of short courses for the capacity building of the students in order to achieve the goal of poverty alleviation.

Moreover, the UVAS professionals will impart data analysis techniques to the UO students. Co-supervision of the students’ dissertations and provision of maximum research facilities to the faculty and students of all disciplines are also part of this pact. The sharing of laboratories and other research facilities was also mutually agreed. The UVAS’ VC also agreed to provide technical support and training for the automation of the UO’s human resource management.

Prof Wajid regarded these two MoUs as a landmark step in the academic development of the UO and covenanted to make practical use of these pacts for the betterment of the member institutions.—INP


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