Date: 6 June 2021
Kuwait City, 06 June 2021: H.E Syed Sajjad Haider, Ambassador of Pakistan to Kuwait, and Ms. Tehreem Ilyas, Third Secretary at the Embassy, were welcomed by Director of Graduate Studies and Research (GSR), Professor Issam El Moughrabi to discuss collaboration opportunities between GSR and Pakistan.
They then met with Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor Bassam Alameddine, Professor Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Dr. Ali Ansari, and Assistant Professor of Accounting, Dr. Maqsood Qureshi, Assistant Professor of Accounting. The meeting discussed the possibility for students from Pakistan to study at GUST and benefit from its graduate and undergraduate accredited programs.
Professor Issam El-Moughrabi said, "The visit was of great importance to us and showed us what high regard GUST is held in to be approached to collaborate with Pakistani universities. H.E stressed the importance of establishing research ties between faculty members from both countries' universities".
This visit has a significant importance to GUST and to GSR in specifically as it elaborates the important academic and intellectual role the University has in Kuwait and the region over the last two decades. Opportunities for research collaboration and student exchange were discussed with an emphasis on follow up meetings to further explore the details and logistics of such a collaboration.