A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) and the Pakistan Academy of Engineering Artificial Intelligence Consortium (PAEAIC) to equip engineering students with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.

Prof Dr Athar Mahboob, Vice-Chancellor, IUB and Engr Brig Naseem Akhtar Khan, Executive Secretary PAEAIC signed the agreement in an online meeting on behalf of their respective institutions. PAEAIC will provide job opportunities to engineering and IT students of the IUB in the global job market.

In his message on the occasion, Musharraf Z Khan FCA said that PAEAIC with IUB for manpower development will provide immense opportunities in the global market for these students in the field of Information Technology, especially AI. Pakistan Academy of Engineering Artificial Intelligence Vision 2025, Made in Pakistan, a symbol of quality and dignity, aims to turn Pakistani students into the world’s best artificial intelligence experts. The agreement with the IUB will be a milestone in the progress of this vision and a game changer for Pakistani youth.

Dr Athar Mahboob said that the agreement is a testament to the extraordinary development and guarantee of high-quality education of the IUB and a testament to the qualifications and capabilities of our graduates. This platform will give our graduates access to the world’s IT and engineering industry and will help Pakistan to better position itself in the global competitive race.

PAEAIC will also provide job internships and training to the students of the IUB so that our graduates can see the best performance in the global market. In this regard, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur’s Directorate of International Links, Directorate of Career Counseling and Directorate of IT will play its role in providing, selecting and training graduates. Dr. Masood from Australia, Dr. Zubairy from USA, and Brig. Dr. Naseem Akhtar A Khan from Karachi participated in this event through online sources.

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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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