Finnish Global Education Solutions’ Chairman, Mr. Risto Vahanen visits CUI during his visit to the Federal Capital
Mr. Risto Vahanen, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Global Education Solutions Ltd (FGES) visited CUI and met with the Head International Office, Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch on March 13, 2023. His visit was desired and arranged by Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, H.I., S.I., founder Rector of CUI.
Mr. Vahanen was in Pakistan for participating in Finland-Pakistan Business Summit 2023 – a professional B2B event supporting networking, new business, trade and investments.
Mr. Baloch, Head International Office welcomed the visitant. Prof. Dr. Shurjeel Wyne, Head, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) showed him around three labs of the department: Machine, Computer and Communications Lab. The guest visited library of the university where the Senior Librarian apprised him about facilities, resources and digital information systems being deployed for facilitating students and faculty of the university. During a formal meeting, Mr. Baloch gave a detailed presentation of CUI, which the visitor appreciated CUI’s achievements by saying, “very good, interesting figures”. It was informed that CUI in the past had active collaboration with two Finnish universities: Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and Tampere University of Technology (TUT).
Mr. Vahanen briefed that the FGES – a company based in Finland – is an academic partner, which provides services like professional development, institutions development and improvement, professional education and trainings and educational travel programs– the Finnish way.
Both sides deliberated on exploring avenues of collaboration between CUI and FGES and Finnish Universities. It was agreed that both sides will narrow down strong areas of collaboration. The Heads of CUI Research Centers, Faculty Members and CUI’s Faculty Development Academy will be mobilized for further interaction through online meetings with FGES. Mr. Vahanen will introduce CUI with Finnish Universities for collaboration as well.
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