COMSATS, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to hold joint ventures in higher education.


ISLAMABAD -- COMSATS and Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in a meeting held here Tuesday agreed on deepening cooperation through joint ventures in higher education, exchanging scientists and scholars and offering scholarship programmes for the students.

COMSATS Executive Director Dr S M Junaid Zaidi invited the Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Ibrahim Yala Al Madani to COMSATS Secretariat.

During the meeting held in the presence of Dr Maen Khareasat, Deputy Head of Mission/Minister Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Islamabad and COMSATS' officials, the Ambassador was given a briefing on COMSATS's on-going programmes and future initiatives.

In particular, the undertakings of COMSATS' Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability (CCCS) were highlighted. CCCS is established by COMSATS as an institutional platform for coordination, advocacy, regional and international partnerships for addressing climate-related challenges.

The discussions during the meeting focused on enhancing collaboration between Jordanian universities and their counterparts in COMSATS' twenty-seven (27) member states.

In connection with this, Jordanian scholars and scientists were invited to visit academic institutions in Pakistan for initiating collaboration in areas of mutual...

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