Pakistani Ambassador Helps to Expand the Cooperation between Sharif University of Technology and Top Pakistani Universities



On September 12th, 2022, SUT hosted a cultural-political delegation from Pakistan embassy. This group included the esteemed ambassador Mr. Rahim Hayat Qureshi, Mr. Ahmed Shami his counselor, and also Ms. Ambreen Gul Shaheed, Press, Educational, and Cultural Counselor to the Ambassador.
A meeting was held at the Dean’s office to investigate ways of beneficial collaboration between SUT and institutions of higher education in Pakistan. The director of the International Office and some other respected professors were also present at this meeting. Among the goals of this gathering were to discuss, analyze and find ways of international collaboration between SUT and top universities of Pakistan the neighboring Muslim country. Common environmental challenges between the two countries such as air and water pollution, waste disposal, and global warming were targeted as shared grounds of mutual cooperation. Both parties also came to an agreement to develop dual-degree programs and allocate scholarships for educational and research purposes.
At the end of this meeting, gifts were exchanged between the two groups.

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Sasakawa Peace Foundation of Japan at Sharif University of Technology

An esteemed delegation from Japanese Embassy and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) met with the authorities of Sharif University of Technology (SUT) on Monday, July 25, 2022. This meeting was attended by several prominent figures including the President of SPF, Atsushi Tsunami, the Japanese Ambassador to Iran, Kazutoshi Aikawa, and the accompanying delegation. This meeting was hosted by the revered President of Sharif University of Technology, the Director of International Affairs, the Managers of Sharif Technology Services Complex, and a group of SUT professors.

The tour included visiting Sharif Technology Services Complex and finding out about its accelerator, incubator, start-up businesses, etc.

After the visit, a meeting was held in SUT President's office.  The circumstances of SUT and Sharif Technology Services Complex were praised by Atsushi Tsunami, who also expressed the importance of educating the next generation. There was an exchange of ideas on how to pave the way for future collaboration between SPF and SUT. A number of ideas came up, including but not limited to, providing hardware technological infrastructure, linking SUT with similar Japanese foundations, providing grants to disadvantaged war-torn students in the Middle East, especially Afghan women, and allocating more quotas to Japanese universities accepting Iranian students.

Both delegations presented gifts to the other party at the end of the meeting.