The chairperson of GCU Political Science Department Prof Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt, who was representing GCU in the meeting, has signed two agreements and MoU with CTGU, in China On Sunday. Under the Mou signed between the two Universities, 20 students from CTGU will visit GCU for three weeks to study subjects of Pakistan Studies, Pak-China relations and English.
Each Chinese student will pay $180 fee to GCU and every year 6 students from both Universities will visit China and Pakistan for a 5-month duration course and attend joint conferences, training workshops and seminars. This MoU is part of Road and Belt initiative under CPEC project.
The CPEC is worth 54 billion US dollars project under long-term plan to be completed till 2030. The all weather friendship between Pakistan and China has always been a matter of pride for both nations. The CPEC project is named a game changer project. It is targeted at eliminating poverty, un- employment and energy crisis in Pakistan. China has contributed a lot to Information and technology field in Pakistan.
For a developing country like Pakistan, the need of technical education of international standards is need of the time. The CPEC project which is mainly consisted of constructions of new energy reservoirs, Roads, Ports, Institutions and science and technology related departments. The employment opportunities for a large number of engineers, technicians, human resource administrators and many other field related jobs are emerging for Pakistanis.
Therefore, many new educational institutes are currently established and are anticipated to be established in future with the collaboration of the Chinese government. Establishment of a University in Gwadar is also under discussions under CPEC project. There are almost 340 technical training and vocational studies institutions functional in Pakistan and around 400 more are announced to be established under CPEC project.
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