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  • Thursday, December 17, 2020

  • CUI

  • Webteam

The China Study Center, COMSATS University Islamabad Campus (CUI) in collaboration with PowerChina in Pakistan inaugurated China Book Corner on Tuesday December 15, 2020 at Junaid Zaidi Library, CUI. Mr. Yang Jiandu, Chief Representative of PowerChina, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Incharge, China Study Center/ Head Internal Office, CUI inaugurated China Book Corner established in Junaid Zaidi Library of CUI, Islamabad campus.

Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Incharge, China Study Center in his welcome speech thanked the representatives of PowerChina and Embassy of Peoples Republic of China in Islamabad for choosing CUI for establishing China Book Corner in Junaid Zaidi Library. He gave a brief introduction about CUI and areas of cooperation and mutual exchanges.

Mr. Yang Jiandu, Chief Representative of PowerChina gave introduction about PowerChina. PowerChina is a global leader in the field of clean and low-carbon energy, water resources and environmental construction. It is also a backbone force in global infrastructure interconnections and is also a leading enterprise serving construction for the Belt and Road Initiative. Over the years, the company has delivered a series of high quality projects that represents the industry’s leading level.

Mr. Jiandu, Chief Representative of PowerChina after sharing the capacities and strengths of his company stressed on the point that Chinese and Pakistani’s are working as one team on all major fronts. He added that this event will set an example as a good start for Chinese Companies and academia especially COMSATS University Islamabad for further cultural co-operations.

Prof Dr. Muhammad Abid, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, CUI gave concluding remarks and thanked the participants, PowerChina and Chinese Embassy in Islamabad for the creation of China Book Corner in Junaid Zaidi Library. He also shared his vast working experience and relationship with the Chinese partners. He appreciated the effort of

China Study Center and PowerChina for convening the event in short time. He added that the books are the best gift the one can ever receive. Dr. Abid highlighted on the relevant areas and strengths of CUI and also welcomed PowerChina for utilizing the professional potential and human resource of CUI.

The ceremony was concluded with the group photo and exchange of souvenirs from both the sides.

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  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020

  • CUI

  • CCRD

 On January 6, 2020 new Agro-Ecological Zones (AEZs) of  Punjab were launched by The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. A team of scientists from the Universities, in collaboration with FAO and Agriculture Department of the  Government of Punjab worked together to delineate the Agro- Climatic, Agro-Ecological and Agr-Economic Zones (AEZ) to replace the obsolete zoning  in Punjab. Previously, AEZs were developed by the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) in 1980, but due to rapid changes in land, water resources and changing climate, there was dire need to re-define the AEZs. 

The launching ceremony of AEZs was organized at Lahore by FAO, in which researchers, contributing authors, Minister for Agriculture, Director Generals (DGs) Research, Water Management, Planning and Universities professors participated. Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, Assistant Professor, CCRD, COMSATS University Islamabad was one of contributing authors for the AEZs development hence was awarded with special souvenir by FAO.  


  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017

  • CUI

  • SSBC

As per directives of Worthy Rector, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), the Student Startup Business Center (SSBC) has now been launched at CIIT, Abbotabad campus.

A team from Principal Seat compromising of Ms. Zainab Bilal, (Coordinator SSBC) and Ms. Talat Mehmood, (co-Coordinator SSBC), visited CIIT, Abbotabad Campus on 14th June, 2017. They met with Prof. Dr. Arshad Pervaiz, the Campus Director as well as Heads of various Departments. Ms. Zainab Bilal briefed the participants of the meeting about the objectives and functions of SSBC. She also highlighted the importance of an entrepreneurial culture in the university asserting the need to promote knowledge based startups. The Director Campus supported the launch of this initiative and directed faculty members to engage and support SSBC activities at CIIT, Abbotabad.

Ms. Zainab Bilal later gave presentation to the students in the campus auditorium. She touched upon the process and road map of SSBC, in order to raise awareness about CIIT entrepreneurship initiative and motivated the students to actively enroll in the SSBC program. The presentation was followed by an interactive questions answers session.

Dr. Yasir Javed has been appointed as In-charge SSBC- Abbotabad to oversee all activities through this platform at CIIT Abbotabad Campus.

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  • Friday, December 23, 2016

  • Business

  • Kamran Lashari

As per directives of the Worthy Rector COMSATS Institute of  Information Technology (CIIT), the SSBC program has now been launched  at CIIT Vehari campus. The Director campus Dr. Khair uz Zaman, proudly  announced the launch of SSBC on 8th December 2016 to all the faculty,  students and staff of CIIT Vehari.
The Executive Director SSBC, Mr. M. Raza Ahmad Khan briefed the students  regarding the value and potential impact of Entrepreneurship in  Pakistan and introduced them to the opportunities that have been made  available to them through the launch of this flagship program of ORIC.

The ORIC team from Islamabad comprising of Mr. M. Raza A. Khan (Executive  Director SSBC), Dr. Faheem Qureshi (GM ORIC R&D) and Ms. Zainab Bilal  (Coordinator SSBC) also met with the academic heads from all  Departments and discussed the need and the purpose of SSBC as an  entrepreneurial support structure at CIIT. Dr. Asim Yasin has been  appointed as the In charge SSBC- Vehari campus to oversee all  activities through this platform at Vehari.

The registration at SSBC has been initiated at CIIT Vehari for all  interested students of CIIT, Vehari campus at the following link:
URL: http://ww2.comsats.edu.pk/ssbcvehari

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  • Friday, December 23, 2016

  • CUI

  • Kamran Lashari

As per directives of Worthy Rector COMSATS Institute of Information  Technology (CIIT), the SSBC program has now been launched at CIIT  Sahiwal campus. The Director campus Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat  proudly announced the launch of SSBC on 7th December 2016 in his  address to all the students, faculty and staff of CIIT Sahiwal.

The ORIC team from Islamabad, comprising of Mr. M. Raza Ahmad Khan  (Executive Director SSBC), Dr. Faheem A. Qureshi (GM ORIC R & D) and  Ms. Zainab Bilal (Coordinator SSBC) visited Sahiwal campus for  conducting awareness sessions regarding SSBC?s establishment. They  briefed the students regarding the value and potential impact of  Entrepreneurship in Pakistan and introduced them to the opportunities  that have been made available to them through the launch of this  flagship program of ORIC.

The ORIC team also met with the academic heads from all Departments  and discussed the need and the purpose of establishment of SSBC as an  entrepreneurial support structure at CIIT. Mr. Bilal Hanif has been  appointed as the In charge SSBC- Sahiwal to oversee all activities  through this platform at CIIT Sahiwal campus.

The registration at SSBC has been initiated at CIIT Sahiwal for all  interested students of CIIT, Sahiwal campus at the following link:
http://ww2.comsats.edu.pk/ssbcsahiwal

Pictures from the Launch