A signing Ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding was held at PARC HQs, Islamabad between Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Islamabad and Karakoram International University, Gilgit for mutual scientific and technical cooperation to advance the state of science and technology within the country. Eng. Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah,
Vice Chancellor, Karakoram International University, Gilgit visited PARC HQs on 15th August, 2018 for the purpose.
As per terms & conditions of the Memorandum, PARC and Karakoram International University, Gilgit undertake to pursue a program of scientific, technical and academic collaboration for the exchange of ideas, skills and techniques on problems of national interest as agreed from time to time. PARC and Karakoram International University, Gilgit will Exchange and training of faculty students, supervision, technical personnel and material for research and academic development.
PARC will provide access to Karakoram University faculty, researchers and students to research Labs, research stations and nurseries for teaching and research. Karakoram University will provide education opportunities (diplomas, short courses, degree programs) to the employees of PARC on nominal fee structure as per TORs. Qualified Staff (Ph.D & M. Phil) of PARC will be engaged as visiting / adjunct Faculty on need and priority basis as identified by the respective department. Collaboration & Coordination shall be made in organizing events (Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Trainings) at the University.
Eng. Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah, Vice Chancellor, Karakoram International University, Gilgit appreciated PARC efforts in agriculture sector and also thanked Dr. Yusuf Zafar, T.I, Chairman PARC who has kindly consented to get an MoU signed between Karakoram International University, Gilgit and Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). Dr. Yusuf Zafar, T.I, Chairman, PARC also lauded the efforts of the University in Academic Sector.