High Commissioner for Pakistan’s meeting with Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Adelaide

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The High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mr. Babar Amin, met the Acting Vice-Chancellor of Adelaide University Prof Michael Brook in his office.

The High Commissioner lauded the commendable academic cooperation that exists between Pakistan and Australia. He added that Pakistan and Australia have developed a long-term partnership in higher education which provides an excellent opportunity for collaboration in research and short and long-term training programmes for capacity building.

He added that this long-term partnership in higher education can further be expanded into collaboration in research and short and long-term training programmes for capacity building.

The High Commissioner urged the Acting Vice-Chancellor to further promote cooperation with Pakistan in the fields of higher education; vocational education and training; skill development for Pakistani organisations and institutional linkages between educational institutions.

The High Commissioner further informed that Pakistan has over 13,000 students studying in Australia including Higher Education Commission (HEC) scholars and Australian Award recipients. These students have been contributing to the progress of Australia and Pakistan in a tremendous way and are a significant link between the two countries. He encouraged the Vice-Chancellor to start the student exchange programme with leading universities in Pakistan.

The Vice Chancellor appreciated the High Commissioner for visiting the University and also briefed the High Commissioner about different aspects of research and education at the University’s campus. He assured that, there are ample joint research opportunities with Pakistan in different fields and that his University would like to build long-term relations with different universities in Pakistan for the common benefit.

 

Canberra 

19 June 2019

5High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mr. Babar Amin meeting the Acting Vice-Chancellor of Adelaide University Prof Michael Brook in his Office

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High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mr. Babar Amin meeting the Acting Vice-Chancellor of Adelaide University Prof Michael Brook in his Office

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