ISLAMABAD–Malaysia has expressed keen interest in expanding cooperation with Pakistan focusing on science and technology.
This was stated by Malaysian High commissioner to Pakistan Dr. Hasrul sani bin Mujtabar while addressing a two-day seminar in Islamabad on Saturday.
The Seminar organized by UNSECO in collaboration with Pakistan Engineering Council is aimed to prepare future Engineers for Sustainable Development.
The Malaysian high commissioner said that while being in Pakistan he has a dream that the Pakistan-Malaysia cooperation should go beyond palm oil and rice. He said Pakistan-Malaysia cooperation should be strengthened further through cooperation in diverse fields.
Speakers at the event underscored the need to harmonize the curricula of engineering institutions with the local industry and the needs in Pakistan to better serve people.
They said that Engineers could play a vital role in energy shortage, climate change and food insecurity.
Our representative Amanullah reports that besides vice chancellors of various Engineering Universities of Pakistan, Ambassadors of Tajikistan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan also attending the event.