A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP) and Sahara for Life Trust, (Teaching Institution).
The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti, rector, Virtual University of Pakistan, and Chaudhary Israr-Ul-Haq, executive director, Sahara for Life Trust in a ceremony held at VUP head office.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti said that this MoU envisages collaboration between both institutions in academic, research, and infrastructural resources. In research projects, it will provide collaboration options such as sharing of academic data, drafting of joint policies, public awareness seminars, workshops, symposiums, publications, and joint conferences.
Chaudhary Israr-Ul-Haq said that both institutions will mutually support each other to achieve their shared goals and objectives to promote innovative use of technology in the education sector by sharing of recorded courses, sharing of laboratories/studies facilities, internships, placements for students, access to research and educational resources including Open Courseware for faculty and students.
The ceremony was also attended by the principal officers of VUP and the directors of SLT. The ceremony ended with a positive note & conviction that the agreement signed would deliver significant mutual benefits to both organizations.