University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore organized 5th Annual Industrial Open House and Career Fair’19. Provincial Minister Punjab Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Mian Mehmood-Ur-Rasheed was the chief guest. Talking to the media he said, “Punjab government is taking measures to decrease the unemployment. In this line many projects are functioning to empower the youth with skills and jobs. Punjab Government is making efforts to bring the industry on the track to progress and prosperity effectively in present scenario”. He further shed light on new projects by the government which have been started to enable the youth with technical skills.
While talking to the students Vice-Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Aziz Akbar said, “Industry-University linkage can strengthen the country and boost economy. The real objective of research and development can only be accomplished through proper industry-academia linkages”. He also said, “UET is producing quality of skilled professional. In this regard, industry should come forward to hunt the new talent for the growth of their business”. He emphasized the industry to collaborate with university for betterment of economy. Convener Industrial Open House & Career Fair Prof. Dr. Asif Ali Qaiser said that the purpose of this event was to provide employment opportunities to final year students by gathering the industries and academia on a single platform.
Vice President Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Director Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Asif Ali Qaiser, Public Relations Officer Mr. Ali Ashraf, Deans, Chairmen, faculty members and large number of students were also present at this occasion. Officials of more than 100 national and Multi-national industries participated in the event and 100 plus stalls were displayed where recruitment process was being done. A total of 500 final year students presented themselves with their almost 420 projects and skills which they learnt in series of event connected with this mega fair. Moreover, this Career Fair will be continued till tomorrow 04 April 2019. At the end of event Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Aziz Akbar presented souvenir to Mian Mehmood-Ur-Rasheed. He appreciated the efforts of Convener Industrial Open House & Career Fair and his team for organizing the mega event successfully.