“High Tech companies of Pakistan are committed to developing hands-on technical manpower at university level”, said Dr. Arshad Ali, Convener Pakistan Aerospace Council. Elaborating on the subject Dr. Arshad Ali underlined the role of close liaison between universities and their surrounding businesses have, on the development of students’ employability skills in the next generation of technologies.
Dr. Muhammad Mujahid, Vice-Chancellor Pak Austria Institute of Applied sciences and Technology (PAF-IAST), welcomed the 25 members delegation and detailed university programs and facilities. He also shared the progress and plans concerning Artificial Intelligence, Data Storage, and Technology Park. Dr. Mujahid highlighted that university focuses on a singular mission of skilling Pakistan in close cooperation with industry.
Each member of the visiting companies gave a presentation on their companies’ technology, products, processes, and technical resources. The interaction lasted for about six hours during which a detailed understanding was developed for various forms of collaboration between PAF-IAST and Pakistan Aerospace Council.
Dr. Nasser Khan, Project Director said that such Hi-tech industries are the true strength of Pakistan and need to be respected at every level. He also spoke about the excellent prospects which could emerge for the day’s interaction and result in a lasting, fruitful relationship and the resulting high quality of the students which would be produced as a result.