A four member foreign delegation from Finland and UAE visited Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP). The delegation comprised of KAMK University of Applied Sciences Finland President Matti Saren, iSTOC Oy CEO Jarmo Jarvenpaa, SKIF Enterprises CEO Ijaz Kashmiri and Allied ICT member Sayed Jawed.The purpose of their visit was to explore the possibilities for a platform through which virtual education can be taken way forward. The delegates were given an introduction of VUP at M. A. Jinnah Campus Lahore.
The delegation, led by Matti Saren also called on Virtual University of Pakistan Rector Naeem Tariq. Moreover, foreign delegates expressed their desire to establish liaison with Hi-Tech, IT industry and universities of Pakistan to strengthen academia-industry linkages.
They agreed to explore future collaboration possibilities for provision of online education in Pakistan. The delegation also visited various departments of the university. The delegation’s visit concluded with the tour of VUTV. They applauded the expertise of VUTV and its process from recording to telecasting lectures on four VUTV channels.