Industry is fully prepared to collaborate with academia for bright future of Pakistan. It was said by President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Abdul Basit while talking to faculty, business community and students on closing ceremony of 3rd Industrial Open House and Career Fair 2017 (IOH&CF’17) held at University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. He said that Research and Development is core mutual area of interest for joint working.
This is key of success for the growth of economy. He also appreciated the initiatives taken by UET to get close to industry for national development. Meanwhile, Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid spoke that academia is fully committed to produce the quality manpower for all levels of market. In this connection, UET seeks cooperation from industry to induct the skilled youth in different sectors. He said that academic courses are being designed according to the requirements of industry as well. The Convener IOH&CF’17 Prof. Dr. Pervaiz Mughal briefed the audience about the objectives of the fair and expressed his hope that industry will facilitate the youth in terms of their placement by creating new jobs. In the end, shields were presented to participant companies, organizing committee and chief guest.