A two-member delegation from Sephluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS), Indonesia, visited Comsats University Islamabad (CUI) on January 31, 2020. The delegation was comprised of Prof. Bambang Pramujati, Vice Rector ITS and Dr. Sri Fatmawati, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, ITS. The delegates were accompanied by Mr. Farhan Ansari and Mr. Babar Sultan from COMSATS Headquarter. ITS is a prospective Center of Excellence of COMSATS and the visit was intended at growing interactions and for undertaking joint research, capacity building, expert exchange and technology transfer amongst the COMSATS Centers of Excellence.
After a warm welcome from the Head International Office, Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch and his team, the delegates were shown around the campus with a detailed tour of the Junaid Zaidi Library. The vibrancy of the library, the greenery and the beautiful landscape of Islamabad campus was very much admired by the guests.
An official meeting between delegates and Heads of different Departments of CUI was held to explore opportunities of potential collaboration. Prof. Pramujati highlighted various strength areas of ITS. Mr. Tawab gave detailed presentation about CUI and its programs. It is resolved to explore possibilities of student exchange and visit of faculty members and researchers between two universities to explore research and development activities.
It was resolved to take the discussed collaboration ideas ahead through the International Collaboration Director of ITS and the International Office of CUI. International Student Internships and Faculty Exchange between ITS and CUI were suggested to begin with the cooperation.
Exchange of memoirs and a group photo marked the end of this successful visit.
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