GCU signs research deal with Turkish varsity

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Build1Staff Report LAHORE: The Government College University (GCU) has signed an agreement for educational, research and cultural cooperation with Suleyman Shah University, Istanbul, Turkish, (SSU), for strengthening friendly relations between the two sides.

“The 19-point agreement made a special focus on exchange of students and faculty members between both the universities in fields of Business Administration, Economics, English, Political Science, Psychology and Turkish language,” said GCU Vice Chancellor Dr Khaleequr Rahman.

He said that modern education and research are complex and multidisciplinary and it is impossible for single institution to possess all the knowledge, equipment, and techniques required, so it is imperative to establish academic and research links and share resources, expertise and equipment with each other.

Dr. Rahman also said that the accord has provided the faculty members of both universities to jointly initiate research projects and exchange invitations for participation in conferences, lectures and symposia.

“Students and faculty exchange programmes between the universities shall strengthen educational ties as well as bond of friendship between the two countries’ people,” he added.

GCU Director Research Dr Zakria Butt, Director External Links Fauzia Shaheen, English Department Chairperson Prof Anjum Nisar and Political Science Department Chairperson Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt also attended the accord signing ceremony at the syndicate committee room.


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