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Chinese technology giant delegation visits NUST
Islamabad June 16, 2019 – Led by its Chairman Mr Xiong Qunli, a 23-member delegation from the Chinese tech giant China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) paid a visit to National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) here on Sunday. The purpose of visit was to formalise research collaboration in the cutting-edge areas of Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analysis, Robotics, etc., and initiate a joint Academic Forum to co-produce research journals and academic publications.

Lt Gen Naweed Zaman, HI (M), (Retd), Rector NUST, flanked by senior management and faculty of NUST, greeted the delegation. He highlighted some of the meritorious achievements of NUST and shared his vision for the university. He also invited the Chairman to establish CETC Innovation Centre at National Science & Technology Park (NSTP), NUST's flagship initiative being operationalised in July this year. The Park has the mandate to host leading technology companies to promote research and innovation aimed towards building the knowledge economy. 

Earlier, the delegation was conducted to National Centre of Artificial Intelligent (NCAI), one of the two National Centres of Excellence awarded to NUST by the Government of Pakistan, after a rigorous competition amongst the higher education institutions of the country. Chairman CETC extolled NUST for its merits and achievements and wished to strengthen bilateral collaboration in areas of mutual interest. He further stressed the need for innovation-led development initiatives that hold promise for improving the quality of life.


June 16, 2019

National University of Sciences and Technology H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan
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