US Consul General congratulates MUET students leaving for US

Hyderabad—U.S. Consul General Brian Heath congratulated 20 Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) students and faculty who are the part of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded U.S.Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W).
According to a press release issued here on Saturday, the delegates are heading to the University of Utah to do research as part of the organization’s exchange programme.
“We are proud to empower women scientists and researchers in Pakistan to solve its water problems,” said Consul General Heath.
Vice Chancellor Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Muhammad Aslam Uqaili, USPCAS-W Programme Director BakshalLashari, University of Utah Chief of Party Muhammad Aslam Chaudhry and USAID Deputy Director Craig Buck also attended the ceremony.
The USAID signed a $14.8 million cooperative agreement with MUET as well as $9 million with the University of Utah to establish a Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (CAS-W) at MUET.
The University of Utah is providing technical assistance to MUET to educate and train the next generation of water sustainability leaders by improving MUET’s technical and institutional capacities to deliver high-quality education and applied research.
U.S. Consul General Brian Heath has assured the setting up an Information Technology Park in Hyderabad with objective to motivate the youth to take advantage of the benefits of the modern world and make their future bright. He expressed these remarks while addressing the industrialists and traders of Hyderabad at a dinner hosted by the President Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Gohar Ullah, said a press release issued here on Saturday,—APP

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