Rawalpindi - Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and Rawalpindi Women University (RWU) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), here on Tuesday to jointly carry out various activities to pursue a program of scientific, technical and academic collaboration for the exchange of ideas, skills and techniques on issues of national interest. Prof Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR and Prof. Dr. Anila Kamal Vice Chancellor RWU signed MoU on behalf of their organizations, respectively.

Under the MoU, both the parties agreed on mutual exchange of technical and scientific information, personnel and research material for research and academic development. Both the organizations would also cooperate in areas such as beekeeping research farms, laboratories and staff interaction and would create internship opportunities for the students of both universities. On the occasion, Prof. Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman emphasized the need for bilateral collaboration in research and educational programs. It was also shared that both the universities should benefit from the experiences of each other through student and teacher exchange programs.

Additionally, he offered the faculty members of PMAS-AAUR to develop joint research projects with the faculty members of RWU.

Dr. Zaman also gave a detailed presentation on on-going activities and new initiatives of PMAS-Arid Agriculture University and future perspectives in research and educational programs were also highlighted to indicate the possible areas of collaboration.

At the end of the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Anila Kamal expressed her deep appreciation for the excellent work of Arid University. She further said that both the universities would continue working on this collaboration for the betterment of the students and faculty members of both the universities to benefit from this joint program.

The ceremony was also attended by Deans and Directors of various faculties & Institutes of PMAS-AAUR.