By News desk
Various Pakistani universities have signed cooperative agreements with leading Turkish universities during their visit to Istanbul for the exchange of students and faculty to boost academic collaboration.
According to a statement, the agreements were signed under the auspices of the Association of Private Sector Universities Pakistan (APSUP).
The agreements were signed by Istanbul Aydin Universty and Yeditepe University with Pakistani universities including the University of Lahore, Superior University, Preston University, Iqra University, University of Management & Technolgy, Gift University, Indus University and the University of Sialkot.
The main areas of cooperation include the exchange of faculty and students for teaching, research, studies, collaboration for short-term programs, research projects & publications, organising joint seminars, conferences & other academic events.
Chairman APSUP, Prof Dr Ch Abdul Rehman, President Istanbul Aydin University Prof Dr Mustafa Aydin, Rector Istanbul Univeristy Prof Yadigar Izmirli, Mian Imran Masood Chief spokesperson APSUP, Prof Dr Canan Aykut Bingol Rector Yeditepe Univeristy, and Dr Abdul Basit President APSUP Federal Chapter were present on the occasion.
The visiting Pakistani delegation also expressed condolence over human loss during recent earthquake.