UET and Chinese company sign MoU energy solution
By Hafiz Nauman
LAHORE: An MoU signing ceremony between Center for Energy Research and Development (CERAD), UET Lahore and Chinese Zonergy Company Ltd was held at Vice Chancellor’s Office. The key persons from both sides along with Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid and KICS’ Director Waqar Mahmood were present. The MOU was signed for a mutual collaboration for development of energy solutions and technologies within the domain of mutual expertise. The purpose of this MoU is to initiate further collaboration for the projects of mutual interest. According to agreement Zonergy will train 10 engineers form UET for Quaid e Azam Solar Park Bahwalpur and CERAD-UET will facilitate this training session.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid said that the friendship between Pakistan and China is so strong and deep that China was helping out Pakistan in many problem. “Presently Pakistan is facing massive energy crisis and China is working on many projects so in this regard this MoU will facilitate to fulfill the desired quality Human Resource for solar project of Bahawalpur.” VC UET also briefed about the Chinese Center and Chinese Language Training Centers functioning at the university.
Mr. Ma Yu, Director Zonergy Company Ltd, briefed about their projects. He expressed as to how efficiently his company has been working in the field specifically in
Quaid e Azam Solar Park Bahwalpur. He also explained that how much this collaboration would be beneficial for both the parties. Dr. Waqar Mahmood, Director KICS, then briefed about this initiative and collaboration. He also expressed how successfully and effectively the projects were being done in CERAD and how the students are taking advantages of their studies in the field. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, then presented a shield as a souvenir to Mr. Ma Ya, who in return also presented a souvenir to the Vice Chancellor.
Cultural Day held at UET: Pakistan has a diverse nation having unique, rich and profound culture. It creates concrete social bonds among individuals to live with harmony and positive approach. It was stated by UET Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmed Khalid on “Cultural Day” organized by Department of Electrical Engineering. At the event Dean Faculty of Electrical Engineering Dr. Suhail Aftab, Chairman Electrical Dr. Tahir Izhar and Public Relations Officer Adnan Khaliq Bhatti and big number of students were present.
VC UET Lahore Prof Dr. Fazal Ahmed Khalid said that culture was core identity of any nation and measuring it on the basis of demographic & psychographics. “It is necessary to keep our culture alive at the moment when some alien culture and taboos are fast making inroads in our culture. Pakistanis are very peace loving people and it is our duty to demonstrate this attribution to all over the world where multiple cultures existed. Today students and girls not only from all over provinces of Pakistan but foreigners also were present in their native, traditional dresses, jewelries, caps, turbans and shawls as well.” Musical performances, traditional foods, poetry and other cultural segments were part of the cultrual day. Students presented traditionally turban to Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmed Khalid.