KARACHI: As per United Nation’s statistics, approximately 70% of Pakistani youth is literate. However, this number can be improved by increasing learning facilities to those who are struggling to earn a living for their family.
In this relation, University of Karachi is struggling to provide opportunities to the youth of Pakistan by allowing them the foreign exposure.
These views were expressed by Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser in an MoU signing ceremony with Izmir Katip Celebi University of Turkey. The memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the Vice Chancellor and Rector of Izmir Katip Celebi University Prof. Dr. Galip Akhan in a special signing ceremony held at University of Karachi. The MoU has been signed to initiate academic exchange and scientific cooperation between both the institutions.
It was also agreed that workshops/seminar/conferences will be organized jointly to develop linkages between academicians and researchers of both the organizations. This agreement will be effective until the year 2018. The Rector of Izmir Katip Celebi University was of the view that the University of Karachi is recognized as one of the premier institutions of higher learning and research in the developing world.
Dr. Galip Akhan appreciated the learning environment and research facilities at the University. He added that the main aim of the accord was to initiate and promote scientific cooperation and academic exchange in various fields of science and technology between both the institutions. A large number of UoK faculty members were also present on the occasion.