34-member higher education delegation leaves for Istanbul


–First ever Pakistani Pavilion to be established at Eurasia Summit in Istanbul

ISLAMABAD, FEB 26 (DNA) — Under the auspices of Association of Private Sector Universities Pakistan (APSUP), 34 members delegation from Pakistan representing 20 universities and organisations would attend Eurasian Higher Education Summit (EURI) in Istanbul.

First ever Pakistan Pavilion would be established wherein six leading universities would set up booths and representatives of other Pakistani universities would brief about the various academic programs and explore opportunities of collaboration, student & faculty exchange and joint academic projects.

Pakistani delegation would be headed by Prof. Dr. Ch. Abdul Rehman Chairman APSUP, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhry Coordinator General COMSTECH and Awais Raoof President APSUP Punjab.

University of Lahore , Superior University, University of Faisalabad, University of Sialkot, University of Management and Technology and    Institute of Business Management would set up booths at Pakistani Pavilion.

In addition to leadership of APSUP, Chairmen Board of Governors, Rectors, Vice Chancellors and representatives of Iqra University, Indus University, Univeristy of South Asia, Brains Instiute, SBB Dewan University, Institute of Southern Punjab, ISAT, Gift University would also be part of delegation.

EURI is an annual largest international higher education event in Eurasia, provides a great networking and academic partnership opportunities for higher education institutions and other stakeholders in the international higher education sector coming from all around the world. It also provides opportunity to the higher education leadership to learn from one anothers’ best practices and experiences.

During the visit to Turkiye, Pakistani delegation would also express solidarity with earthquake affected people. Special scholarships along with financial and in-kind assistance would be announced for the affected youth. The delegation would also visit leading Turkish universities and MOUs would be signed with international universities. — DNA