The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and the University of Okara (UO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote education & research cooperation.

UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad (SI) and University of Okara Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Wajid signed the MoU in a ceremony held at City Campus. 

Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Business Management Prof Dr Muhammad Azam, Registrar Sajjad Hayder and number of UVAS senior faculty members and officials from Okara University were present in the ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad said that this cooperation will be very beneficial for both institutions especially for learning/sharing each other’s experience, innovative knowledge, new ideas and practical skills. He also briefed Prof Wajid regarding UVAS academic, research projects, lab facilities and services of the university. 

Prof Dr Wajid sought assistance from UVAS for the development of research & labs facilities of Okara University. He also praised UVAS state of the art lab facilities, quality of education and research.

Under the MoU, both the universities will strengthen collaboration to promote quality research and education through the exchange of expertise and sharing of laboratory facilities with faculty/researchers and students of both institutions. Both parties will jointly arrange training workshops, seminars and conferences on a regular basis. Both will collaborate in research projects and joint student thesis supervision and explore the possibilities of conducting joint research projects. Both institutions will share teaching materials, lecture notes, case studies, research reports, working papers, audio-visual materials and software among faculty of both universities.

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