Both universities will organize joint research and collaboration, symposia, seminars, workshops, joint meetings, and conferences.
Sindh Agricultural University (SAU) Tandojam and Hamdard University (HU) Karachi Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint research on food security, medicinal, cosmetic plants, industry and agriculture.
Dr. Fateh Murri, VC SAU and Dr. Syed Shabib ul Hasan, VC HU signed the agreement in a simple ceremony held at senate hall Sindh Agricultural University. Senior officials of both universities participated.
According to the MoU, both universities will organize joint research and collaboration, symposia, seminars, workshops, joint meetings, and conferences in the form of lectures and joint outreach activities in agriculture and related fields while researching the most innovative ideas, solutions, and will exchange of data and information through technical and scientific publications.
Both institutions will help each other for development and promoting further cooperation in research activities and establishing linkages with professional stakeholders with relevant corporations, food security, medicinal, cosmetic, industries and agriculture etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor SAU Dr. Fateh Marri said that the agriculture sector plays an important role in the need for many commodities, medicines, and other products and there is scope for more research and discovery in agriculture. In this regard, SAU and HU will further promote the research of plants required for medicinal, oil and cosmetic industries, especially in Thar, Kohistan, Kachho and other arid areas of Sindh.
Dr. Syed Shabib ul Hasan, Vice Chancellor HU said that Hakeem Muhammad Saeed founded Hamdard University in 1991, and now Hamdard University has emerged as one of the top institutions of higher education and learning in Pakistan.
Pro Vice Chancellor Sub-Campus Umarkot Dr. Jan Muhammad Marri, Dean Dr. Inayatullah Rajpar, Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim Keerio, Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Jamro, Dr. Aijaz Soomro, Dr. Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Dr. Amjad Mirani, Dr. Tanveer Fatima Miyano, Prof. Dr. Aamir Saleem, Dr. Shamim Akhtar, Dr. Shahnawaz Marri, Dr. Ziaul Hassan Shah and others were also present. (PR)