A seminar on ICT in Higher Education Innovation for Asian Countries 2017 is being held in Shenzhen, China at Southern University of Science and Technology from 7 th to 28 th August. The sponsor of the event is Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. The organizers of this mega event are Shenzhen Association for Promoting International Economic & Technological Cooperation (APIETC) and Center for Higher Education Research of Southern University of Science and Technology (CHER) in collaboration with International Center for Higher Education Innovation under the Auspices of UNSECO (ICHEI). This specially arranged program is intended to build bridges of friendship and cooperation between China and many countries in the world through communication and exchanges.
The delegations from Pakistan, Cambodia and Sri Lanka are taking parts in this program. From Pakistan, Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid and Director KICS UET Prof. Waqar Mahmood are participating in this event. Other higher officials from UET are also geared up to attend the program later.
The opening ceremony of the program was held on 8 th August, where VC UET Prof. Fazal Ahmad Khalid delivered a speech to the participants. Vice Chancellors of other countries too delivered their speeches as well. The ceremony was opened by Mr. Chun Lu, Deputy Director ICHEI.
Vice Chancellor of UET then delivered a presentation on ‘Stock-Taking’ on following day (Day 2), which was well-appreciated by the attendees.
Prof. Dr. Fazal and Prof. Dr. Waqar also attended a table conference with the high officials of the event there and discussed important matters.