JAMSHORO: A delegation of US Consulate in Karachi met Prof Dr Nazir A Mughal, the vice chancellor of the University of Sindh Jamshoro in a bid to thicken the relations with the administration of leading varsity of the province here on Tuesday.
Among others, cultural affairs officer of US Consulate in Karachi Kimberly M Strollo, assistant cultural officer Phillip Assis and cultural affairs specialist Sara Alam were also present in the meeting held at vice chancellor’s office.
The meeting was aimed at strengthening the nexus of US Consulate and Sindh University. Dr Mughal, the vice chancellor on the occasion said that he had introduced a number of reforms, including culture of research, culture of civility, wisdom for change and tripled the budget allocated for the research on the campus.
He said no university could improve its performance and ranking until the research in abundance was not conducted adding that by research, the objectives of higher education could be acquired. Dr. Mughal told the guests that he had developed linkages programs with a lot of universities in China, Thailand, Malaysia and elsewhere so that the scholars might be able to move freely towards these universities for career building, better opportunities and to cope with the challenges of prevailing age.
He further said that his university had produced 185 PhDs within three years which he turned as an immense achievement and big triumph. Kimberly M Strollo, the US cultural affairs officer on the occasion stated that she visited the University of Sindh on courtesy call as according to her the interaction with the varsity administration was need of the time in order that new ideas pertaining to higher education ought to be exchanged.
She said that Sindh University was striving to impart higher education in the province, especially and country in general.
She expressed joy over the production of 185 PhDs within short span of time on the campus. On the occasion, the vice chancellor decorated the guests with Sindh’s cultural gifts Ajrak and presented them shields as well. Afterwards, the delegation visited Institute of Sindhology and saw different parts of the museum there.