• Friday, March 1, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

COMSATS University Islamabad and University of Regina of Canada Forge Historic Global Collaboration

Islamabad, February 23, 2024 – In a significant step towards global cooperation, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) and University of Regina, Canada, have sealed a landmark MoU for a five-year term, already endorsed by the Government of Pakistan.

Prof. Dr. Sajjad A. Madani, Registrar of CUI, and Mr. Haroon Chaudhary, Associate Vice-President (International) & Chief International Officer of the University of Regina, inked the MoU on behalf of their institutions during a physical ceremonious event held at the CUI Campus on February 23, 2024.

The occasion was honoured by the presence of Mr. Michael Lazaruk, Head of the Commercial Program & Senior Trade Commissioner of the High commission of Canada in Islamabad. H.E. Mr. Janbaz Khan, Consul General of Pakistan, and Mr. Ghulam Hussain, Vice Consul General, joined the ceremony virtually from Vancouver, Canada.  Dr. Hammad Omer, T.I., Head, International Office, presented an overview of COMSATS University Islamabad and highlighted past engagements of the university with Canada established since 2004 and proposed further connections between CUI and Canada.

Under the terms of the MoU, both universities intend to amplify their collaboration efforts, fostering direct contacts, educational advancements, and research partnerships between their constituents, including student, faculty, departments, and research institutes. This alliance is also poised to catalyse collaborative science and technology research projects, facilitate publications, and spearhead capacity building programs for the collective advancement of both universities.

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