KARACHI: Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology (CEMB) University of Karachi on Monday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Faculty of Marine Sciences, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS).
The objective of the MoU is to promote the mutual collaboration in academic and scientific research activities between the two institutes.
Vice Chancellor University of Karachi Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser appreciated the efforts of CEMB in developing academic linkage with an institution in Balochistan which has 800 km long coastline and where scientific exploration is highly required.
He said that this would lead to furthering marine sciences in the country. He added that University of Karachi would provide maximum support in the development of LUAWMS.
Vice Chancellor LUAWMS Dr Dost Muhammad Baloch said that the two institutes are geographically very close, and can become even closer by developing collaboration in marine sciences.
He showed his keen interest in obtaining technical assistance from Karachi University in other disciplines as well.