A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between two public sector universities of Pakistan and Finland for enhancing skill in Information Technology (IT).
Rector Virtual University of Pakistan and Kajaani University of Applied Sciences Finland signed the MoU. Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar was the Chief Guest of the signing ceremony and Federal Minister for IT Khalid Maqbool also witnessed the signing ceremony.
Asad Umar said that 25 years back Finland was not a popular destination for higher studies, however in last one decade it was attracting foreign students for higher studies.
He further said that he was called with a name of ‘Einstein’ by his friends during his stay abroad for higher education.
He told that Pakistani students had lot of potential and talent and Finland would provide a good opportunity for higher studies.
The Virtual University of Pakistan has signed a number of MoU with renowned organizations mainly focusing on the following areas: Development of educational contents; Exchange of resources; Joint Degree Programs; Research & Development Staff / Teachers Training and Strengthening of IT infrastructure.
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences organizes and works with others as a partner in many regional projects. Our operations are hands-on and customer oriented.
Two short videos pertaining to curriculum and achievements of two universities were also displayed.
Representative of Kajaani University said that the university was going toward 6-G and angry bird was creation of university students.
He further said that Finland had world known electric devices like Nokia phone sets. Additional Secretary IT Ministry and Rector VU University also addressed the students and other gathering at the event.