Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Friday, 02 February 2018 00:00

Establishing Pakistan Study Centres at Chinese Universities

Chinese Ambassador and Peshawar University principally agreed to establish Pakistan Study Centres at Chinese Universities. The decision was taken in meeting with Chinese ambassador Zhao Jheng during his visit to Peshawar University. The ambassador held a meeting with a group of senior academicians led by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan. Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam also attended the meeting.

 

The Director China Study Centre (CSC) Prof. Dr. Zahid Anwar briefed the ambassador about progress of CSC. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan highlighted those areas wherein both china and University of Peshawar can cooperate. The Vice Chancellor informed the ambassador and his team that Director Pakistan Study Centre is working on a concept paper for establishing Pakistan Study Centres at Chinese Universities.

In his speech Chinese ambassador Zhao Jheng appreciated the establishment and performance of China Study Centre. He said that Chinese scholars are interested to know about culture, resources and other aspects of the area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjacent tribal belt. He said Peshawar University can help towards that end. He appreciated the idea of establishing Pakistan Study Centres at Chinese Universities. He said that the Pakistan Study Centres have already been established at some Chinese Universities. He suggested that Pakistan Study Centre should establish liaison with those centres and also work on establishing more centres. Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam also spoke on the occasion.

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more

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