STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab University (PU) and Al Sharq College for Science and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote educational linkages between the two countries.
PU VC Prof. Dr Mujahid Kamran, Al Sharq College for Science and Technology Dean Dr Mahdi M Al Mutawa, and others were present on the occasion.
Addressing to the ceremony, VC Mujahid Kamran said that being Muslim countries Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have enjoyed good relations. He said Saudi Arabia had played an important role in promoting education in Pakistan.
Dr Mahdi said that the MoU would help more promote economic, social, traditional and cultural linkages between the students of both the states. He said as nearly 7,000 students were studying in Saudi universities. Dr Mahdi expressed his pleasure on signing MoU with a leading varsity of Pakistan.
He said they interested in investment sector along with education in the Pakistan. In the end PU VC Professor Dr Mujahid Kamran and Al Sharq College for Science and Technology Jeddah Saudi Arabia Dean Dr Mahdi M Al Mutawa signed MoU.