Lap­tops dis­trib­uted among MS, PhD stu­dents

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IS­LAM­ABAD—Moe than 700 lap­tops were dis­trib­uted among M.S and PhD schol­ars of the COMSATS In­sti­tute of In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy (CIIT) un­der Phase-II of the Prime Min­is­ter’s Scheme here Thurs­day.

The cer­e­mony held at CIIT Is­lam­abad Campus. The stu­dents re­ceived the lap­top with lat­est spec­i­fi­ca­tions work­ing both as com­puter and notepad. In ad­di­tion, an In­ter­net de­vice was also part of the pack­age.

Chair­man Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Com­mis­sion (HEC) Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, was the chief guest on the oc­ca­sion. CIIT Rec­tor, Dr. S. M. Ju­naid Zaidi, Regis­trar and In charge CIIT Is­lam­abad Campus were also present on the oc­ca­sion .

Rec­tor CIIT, Dr. S. M. Ju­naid Zaidi in vote of thanks lauded the ef­forts of the HEC. IS­LAM­ABAD—Turk­ish Am­bas­sador in Pak­istan Sadiq Babar Gir­gin here Thurs­day called on the Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor Na­tional Vo­ca­tional and Tech­ni­cal Train­ing Com­mis­sion (NAVTTC), Zul­fiqar Ah­mad Cheema. The main pur­pose of this meet­ing was to pro­mote the co­op­er­a­tion and ex­change in vo­ca­tional and ed­u­ca­tional field be­tween Pak­istan and Turkey and ex­plore new ar­eas of tech­ni­cal train­ing.

Zul­fiqar Cheema briefed the am­bas­sador about the re­cent ini­tia­tives taken by NAVTTC to in­tro­duce re­forms in the cur­rent TVET sys­tem of Pak­istan.

The Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor em­pha­sized that the grow­ing pop­u­la­tion of youth is the most valu­able as­set of Pak­istan and the need is to pol­ish their skills in var­i­ous vo­ca­tional fields so that they con­trib­ute to­wards the sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment of the coun­try.

He urged the two coun­tries should en­hance their col­lab­o­ra­tion to re­boot the TVET sys­tem in Pak­istan. The am­bas­sador praised the steps taken by NAVTTC and in­formed that Turkey has ex­celled in the field of con­struc­tion and hos­pi­tal­ity and have earned world­wide recog­ni­tion in these trades. To im­prove the ex­ist­ing train­ing sys­tem and stan­dards of vo­ca­tional in­sti­tutes of Pak­istan, he en­sured Turkey’s full co­op­er­a­tion par­tic­u­larly in the fields of au­to­mo­tives, tex­tile de­sign­ing, milk pro­cess­ing, pack­ag­ing and mar­ket­ing, in­dus­trial goods, con­struc­tion and hos­pi­tal­ity.

Turk­ish Am­bas­sador Sadiq Babar Gir­gin had a meet­ing with Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor Na­tional Vo­ca­tional and Tech­ni­cal Train­ing Com­mis­sion, Zul­fiqar Ah­mad Cheema.

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