The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and the CMH Medical College signed a memorandum of understanding to promote academic and research cooperation.
UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad (SI) and Dean Faculty of Biosciences Prof Dr Habibur Rehman while Principle CMH Medical Collage Maj-Gen (r) Naeem Naqi HI (M) and Director Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) Prof Dr Rabiea Bilal from the CMH signed the MoU at a ceremony held at UVAS City Campus on Monday.
UVAS Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, faculty members and CMH College Vice-Principal Brig (r) Muhammad Arif Mahmood were also present on the ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad briefed the CMH delegation on various undergraduate degree programmes of the university.
He also spoke about the UVAS efforts in providing Covid-19 testing services with more than 250,000 tests so far at its BSL-3 Laboratory.
He said that faculty development training is key to enhancing their capacity building regarding innovative knowledge, skills and latest methodologies.
Principle CMH College Maj Gen (R) Naeem Naqi acknowledged the role of UVAS and said this cooperation would be very beneficial for both the institutions.
Later, CMH delegation visited various departments of UVAS including Biosafety Level-3 Laboratory, Pasha Acedamic Block and Veterinary Academy.
According to the MOU, both the institutions will collaborate on exchange of academic, administrative staff and students for joint scientific research and studies.