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Swedish Ambassador and Programme Director STINT visit NUST

The honourable Ambassador of Sweden in Pakistan, Her Excellency Ingrid Johansson visited NUST on April 2, 2019; she was accompanied by Dr Hans Pohl, Programme Director, Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research & Higher Education (STINT). STINT aims to form strategic cooperation in emerging countries in research and higher education, and focuses on collaboration between young researchers and teachers. The delegation met with Lt Gen Naweed Zaman, HI(M), (Retd), Rector NUST; and Rear Admiral Nassar Ikram, Pro-Rector Research, Innovation, Commercialisation (RIC) NUST. Followed by a briefing on NUST, the delegation visited NUST Technology Incubation Centre, where tech start-ups are nurtured to develop into viable profitable business ventures. The delegation also met some of NUST’s faculty and researchers. During the visit, the honourable Ambassador and Programme Director STINT were most interested in NUST’s teaching and research excellence, and discussed collaboration with NUST in these two domains via STINT.
April 2, 2019
National University of Sciences and Technology H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan