Pak-China University in Lahore
ISLAMABAD, Jul 20: Chairman, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman has said the
students passing out from Pak-China University in Lahore would get degrees from
the top Chinese varsities.
He was addressing a function
held in his honour in Beijing, China.The function was attended by Vice-Minister
Wu Qidi, high officials of Chinese Ministry of Education, Pakistan Ambassador to
China Salman Bashir and a large number of Pakistani students who came here for
their PhD degree.
Giving salient features of
the project, Dr. Atta said that there will be a technology park that will be
linked to the university.
Dr. Atta, who is currently
on a visit to China, pointed out that the Chinese industries will also come to
Pakistan and they would establish their regional R&D centers in the fields
of information technology, telecommunications and related to various other
sectors in science and engineering.
He said that HEC is already
sending a large number of students to China for training and at present there
were 164 students and in the next three years six hundred students would be sent
to China for doing PhDs in different disciplines and most of them would be
absorbed in the new university.
Dr. Atta said that we sought
the Chinese help in the designing and architecture as well as construction of
the University so that it reflects the Chinese as well as Pakistani
Dr. Atta said Pakistan today
offers very attractive salary to a professor.
He said reason behind
offering such an attractive salaries is that we want to attract the brightest
into the fields of education and research.
He said now Pakistani
students have access to some 25000 international journals, plus back volumes,
and 40,000 textbooks, free of charge to every student in every university in
The students, he said have
also access to lectures being delivered live and interactive session with
professor and scientists from renowned universities in the world and added that
2000 such lectures have been lined-up.
He said now we have our
satellite through which we are also providing distance-learning
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