QUETTA    -   The University of Turbat (UoT) participated in a 5-day training programme held in collaboration with Area Study Centre, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad, and Ball State University, Indiana, the United States of America at QAU, Islamabad. 

As many as 36 participants from seven public sector universi­ties in Pakistan on Wednesday took part in a conference which primarily focused on expanding American studies in the country. 

Leading academicians/resource persons from Ball State Uni­versity and Quaid-e-Azam University delivered lectures on dif­ferent aspects of American studies. 

Dr Shah Mir Baloch, Assistant Professor English Department led the team from the University of Turbat along with UoT’s faculty members Dr Salim, Aqeel Ahmed, Ruqia Mirwani, and Amjid Ali who actively participated in the training and were awarded certificates at the end of the conference. Congratulat­ing the faculty members of UoT on successfully completing the five-day training programme at QAU, the University of Turbat Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Jan Muhammad hoped that the participants of the training programme would replicate their learning and experiences at UoT which will directly benefit the students of the institute. 

The VC reiterated the commitment that his administration will provide more opportunities to its faculty members for participat­ing in training workshops and refresher courses to enhance their working capacity in the field of teaching and research.