Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus signs an MOU for collaboration with Sokoto State University o Nigeria.
A 10-membered high level delegation of Sokoto State University Nigeria headed by Prof. Nuhu O. Yaqub [OFR] Vice Chancellor visited Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus on 1st March 2016 and made an elaborate academic tour of the latter. He was accompanied by his Deputy Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Bursar, Dean of Education, Director (Development) and senior HoDs. Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad Salik of the University of Lahore was also present on the occasion. His Excellency the Vice Chancellor Sokoto State University, during his commemorative visit, signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with Prof. Dr. Muddassir Ahmad Chairman Riphah Faisalabad for collaboration in research and development activities between the two universities. The staff and faculty of the two institutions will establish and enhance their academic and research collaboration over the passage of time. They will be frequently exchanging their faculty and students to share their experiences and to enhance their knowledge base. Holding joint educational programs, carrying out joint research projects, exchanging publications and sharing education materials are also part of the agreement. During the day-long visit of the guest scholars, a detailed multi-media presentation was also made by Riphah Faisalabad with a view to fully introduce their staff, facilities, academic operations and future plans to them. Prof. Nuhu and his scholarly entourage were highly impressed by the gracious campus of Riphah International University at Faisalabad and the rare facilities being provided by them to their staff and students.
The memorable visit of the Vice Chancellor Sokoto State University Nigeria gracefully ended in late afternoon with mutual exchange of MoU documents, ever-lasting smiles and a firm determination to render this understanding more and more lucrative during the days to come.