Iran, Pakistan to cooperate on higher education

Islamabad, Nov 11, IRNA – Senior Iranian and Pakistani cultural officials conferred on issues related to cooperation on higher education.

Director of Iran Cultural Centre (Khana Farhang) in northwestern city of Peshawar Abbas Famuri and Vice Chancellor of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Dr. Razia Sultana exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.

Development of mutual cooperation in the field of culture was also discussed during the meeting and the two sides agreed to identify areas of cooperation so that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) could be signed to boost collaboration in future.

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University has a very large Persian language department while the university also takes benefit from the books provided by Khana Farhang.

Speaking on the occasion, Famuri said that interaction between the two neighboring countries of Iran and Pakistan can be enhanced by exploring common ground, especially in the fields of science and culture.

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar is the first public sector women university in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It has been functioning since 2005.

The University provides an environment which enables students to develop their academic, moral, physical, professional and spiritual potential. The University has been ranked at 9th position by Higher Education Commission (HEC) among 27 nascent Universities nation-wide.

The University is expanding its horizon by introducing new disciplines from time to time. Today the university is offering different graduate and postgraduate programs in 18 faculties.


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