Federal Secretary for IT & Telecommunication), Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui visited Virtual University of Pakistan, M.A Jinnah campus Lahore, where he was received by the Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan along with other Principal Officers.
He visited various departments of University and was given a presentation regarding University’s education system, achievements and future development plans. On visiting Virtual University TV Network, he admired the expertise of VUTV and its process from recording to telecasting lectures on four VUTV channels.
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Federal Secretary was also briefed about DigiSkills Training Program executed by VU. He acknowledged the important role of Virtual University for providing quality education and learning opportunities to the students across Pakistan and abroad.
He was also updated about the Pakistan’s first mobile bio lab where students of VU can get hands on experience of Life Science’s projects.
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He was quite hopeful that VU will actively participate in increasing country’s higher education ratio from 7% to 15 %. Moreover, he emphasized on active participation of VU Alumni in job placement of students.
Federal secretary congratulates VU on getting the honor of hosting Asian Association of Open Universities Annual Conference (AAOU) 2019.