The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri and Shenzhen University China (SZU) President Prof Li Qingquan inked an agreement to grant fully funded PhD and post-doctoral scholarships to Pakistani students.
Shenzhen University China (SZU) providing opportunities to Pakistani students to pursue doctoral and post-doctoral studies, joint research initiatives, faculty and student exchanges.
Keeping in line, the SZU become a member of Consortium established under the umbrella of Chinese Association of Higher Education and HEC Pakistan.
Prof Qingquan expressed his acknowledgment to HEC for consideration on collaboration with Pakistani Universities to have a first-hand experience of China’s development.
President China highlights that SZU emerged in world university rankings in a span of 40 years. At current, 76 Pakistani scholars are studying in our University and we expect that our recent visit would get a young and talented Pakistani scholars.
Dr Banuri appreciated SZU for providing opportunities to Pakistani student’s for higher studies and we would like to learn from SZU experience as of how it became influential for Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.
Chairman HEC shared with the delegation with regard to the transnational education policy of HEC in which foreign universities are welcome to start their campuses and sub-campuses in Pakistan and Pakistani universities are also encouraged to start their networks in foreign countries.
The delegation visit National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), International Islamic University (IIU), Bahria University, Air University and COMSATS University during their three day visit.