China Huazhong Agriculture University Delegation Visited PMAS-AAUR

A seven-member delegation headed by Prof Kuang Hanhui of Huazhong Agriculture University, Wuhan, China visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi on April 23, 2019.

The delegation met PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor Dr Qama-uz-Zaman and pro-VC Dr Nadeem Akhtar. A meeting was also held with deans, directors and faculty members of different departments/institutes for collaboration in research and development program keeping in views the One Belt One Road initiative.

They discussed areas of potential collaboration between the HZAU and the PMAS-AAUR and said that collaboration among two institutes would provide opportunity for development of technologies in the field of agriculture and for scientists of both countries to interact positively to contribute towards the advancement of scientific culture.

VC Dr Qamar-uz-Zaman said that after CPEC initiation, relationship between China and Pakistan has entered into a new era and expressed his resolve to enhance mutual cooperation between the two countries in different academic areas.

Dr Nadeem Akhtar Abassi said that Pakistan and China had friendly relations and such collaborations will further strengthen the ties of brotherhood and cooperation among the two nations.

The Chinese delegation appreciated PMAS-AAUR role for development of agriculture sector in Pakistan and hoped that collaboration will further strengthen the relations between the both countries. Chinese delegation also conducted interview of PMAS-AAUR students for their further studies in HZAU University China.