ISLAMABAD - NUST Professional Development Centre (PDC) signed a memorandum of understanding with TechValley at NUST main campus here on Monday in order to facilitate Google Cloud trainings for NUST students and industry leaders and professionals from diverse fields.
The agreement was signed by NUST Pro-Rector Research, Innovation and Commercialisation, Dr Rizwan Riaz, and CEO TechValley, Umar Farooq. Rector NUST Engr Javed Mahmood Bukhari also graced the ceremony with his presence, while Head of Managed Services Providers Google, Sean Lim, joined the session through a video link. Later, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz also had an online meeting with the teams of TechValley, Google and NUST PDC, and commended NUST and TechValley for signing the MoU, adding that it is a step ahead towards ‘Digital Pakistan’.
Under the MoU, NUST PDC and TechValley will jointly work to design and deliver latest Google Cloud technologies in NUST laboratories and provide training through NUST PDC to utilise Cloud technologies for the use of AI and Data Analytics. The training programmes will be based on a series of workshops and will have Google certified trainers with industry experience.