A delegation of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China visited BRAINS Institute Peshawar. The delegation was headed by Dr. Jian Yang, Professor and Dean of Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering department. He was accompanied by Dr. Feng Xu Vice Director of the Institute of Engineering Management and university research associates and students. Dr Zafar Mahmood from Agricultural University PESH, the host of the delegation also accompanied them.
Welcoming the delegation, Prof. Dr. Riaz A Khattak, Pro Rector BRAINS Institute Peshawar thanked the delegation and assured them of BRAINS’ cooperation in areas of academic research collaboration and student exchange program. Dr. Khattak explained the historical evolution of BRAINS Institute and its future programs. On this occasion, the participants took interest in the discussion regarding the global engagement program, established with the aim to encourage students to participate in the Belt & Road Initiative.
Dr. Yang apprised the audience that Shanghai Jiao Tong university is one of the oldest and highest ranked Chinese university. He informed that both universities can collaborate in arenas of teachers training, students exchange program, split and joint degree collaboration among others.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Zafarullah Khan, Rector, BRAINS Institute expressed the desire of his institute to carry forward the mode of collaboration into practical measures which will benefit both universities and their students.