Australian High Commission Islamabad’s First Secretary Development Katherine Twomey visited Government College University (GCU) Lahore.

She met with Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi and discussed various research and cooperation opportunities of Government College University with Australian universities.

Australian High Commission Islamabad water specialist Abu Rehan, GCU Sustainable Development Study Center Director Prof Dr Faiza Sharif and Academic Planning & External Links Director Dr Hafiz Haider Ali were also present.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi told the delegation about the initiatives and research being done by the GCU Lahore regarding climate change, and expressed his intention to strengthen research culture in collaboration with Australian researchers.

Later, the delegation also inspected the on-campus groundwater replenishment project launched by GCU Lahore in collaboration with WWF-Pakistan to artificially accelerate the groundwater recharge in Lahore for future generations.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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