Chinese Delegation Visits University of Peshawar

Peshawar: The Vice Chancellor, University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan has held meetings with the delegations, including one from Northwest University Xian, China and another from China Institute of International Studies Beijing, China  on 1st March 2018.The Vice-Chancellor, University of Peshawar welcomed the delegates and reiterated his support to the collaborative efforts between these institutions. Prof. Dr. Zahid Anwar, Director China Study Centre (CSC) briefed the participants about the purpose of the meeting. The Delegation from Northwest University visited University of Peshawar to discuss mutual issues especially establishment of Confucius Institute at the University of Peshawar. Northwest University will provide 3 to 5 scholarships to the students of University of Peshawar annually for learning Chinese. Scholars of University of Peshawar will be funded to teach regional languages including Pashtu to Chinese students in Northwest University Xian China.

University of Peshawar will support Northwest University in the establishment of Pakistan Study Centre there. Northwest University through China Study Centre, University of Peshawar will initiate research projects with different faculties of University of Peshawar.

 Dr. Rong Ying Vice-President of China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) thanked the Director China Study Centre for his efforts to strengthen collaboration between CIIS and UOP. He offered joint research projects, exchange of faculty and research publications. Dr. Rong Ying hoped for close cooperation between CIIS and CSC of UOP.

 After the meeting, the delegations visited China Study Centre and Pashto Cultural Museum. The delegates appreciated the achievements of China Study Centre in such a short span of time. The visit of these delegations was arranged by the Director China Study Centre.

 The meeting was also attended by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abid, pro-vice-chancellor and Aziz Gul, Chief Security Officer of the University.  


Ali Imran
Media Officer,
University of Peshawar