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UoT inks MoU with RCCI for linkages between industry and Academia

Posted on 27 Dec, 2021

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) and the University of Turbat (UoT) in order to create linkages between industry and Academia thus resulting in economic growth and stability in the country. RCCI president Ch. Nadeem Abdul Rauf and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad from the University of Turbat signed and exchanged the MoU document at a ceremony held in Rawalpindi on 24th December 2021.

Under the document, both the parties agreed to promote and carry out collaborative activities in furtherance of the common interest of the organizations and to encourage its members to take part in conferences, seminars, workshops, job fairs, joint research, and other professional activities organized by the institutions. According to the agreement, the UoT will take measures in collaboration with RCCI for the promotion of entrepreneurship culture in the region.  Besides providing opportunities for University’s students to attend meetings, seminars, and training sessions as observers for learning purposes, the RCCI will also provide internships to the University’s students in order to give them practical exposure to theoretical knowledge.

Speaking on the occasion, VC UoT Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad said, “The University of Turbat has always envisioned providing ample opportunities to its students to learn practical knowledge for becoming job providers instead of job seekers.”  He said that under this MoU, the University’s students will be engaged in event management activities in the big events of RCCI so that they could get useful learning experiences.