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GIZ Team visit to ITC
GIZ Gmbh representative Mr. Hans-Ludwig Bruns visited UMT to discuss and explore various areas of bilateral cooperation. He visited UMT on the invitation of Mr. Ibrahim Qureshi CEO ITC. Mr. Hans met with Reactor UMT in his office on a cup of tea. Afterwards Mr. Hans was given a series of presentations in board room. Among the attendees were Mr. Abid HK Sherwani DG UMT, Mr. Bob Wheeler Dean SBE, Mr. Kahlid Malik, Dean STD, Mr. Syed imaduddin Director SLP, Ms. Naveeda Kitchlew Associate Director OIN, Mr. Ali Mukhtar Manager R&D ITC and Ms. Maryam Ali Officer ITC.
Mr. Ibrahim Qureshi in his opening remarks welcomes GIZ delegation to UMT and gave a brief speech about different areas of collaboration between UMT/ITC and GIZ. He explained the notion behind the establishment of ITC. He said that the need for an institution like ITC is for the macroeconomic revival of Pakistan. CEO ITC was of the view that ITC will act as a center of excellence to transform our economy through concepts of specialization, commercialization and Innovations. Regional Analysis depicted the current position of Pakistan which reflected eventual need of ITC. He also discussed the services ITC will provide to its stakeholders. He also discussed the wide areas which ITC will cater to including both the potential and promising sectors of Pakistan. Mr. Hans in his statements said that GIZ is looking to form partnership with academic institutes like UMT/ITC to get better productivity of its programs. Mr. Abid Sherwani DG UMT in his remarks thanks GIZ for its ongoing support to Pakistan and hopes that in future this relation will be stronger. GIZ team also visited UMT campus and ITC office premises.