ISLAMABAD: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is signed between China Study Centre, COMSATS University Islamabad and Centre for BRI and China Studies – Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies for the research development, training, and enhancing Pakistan-China relations.
The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Sajjad Ahmed Madani, Registrar, CUI and Muhammad Asif Noor, Director, IPDS. The agreement focuses on joint research collaborations and development of programs to avail government and non-government research fundings, academic publications and trainings to improve the scientific, academic and research level of both the institutions. There will also be an exchange of experienced scholars and promotion of China-Pakistan relations, friends of the BRI forum and other important subjects of mutual interests. The exchange of information and opinions on topics related to politics, economics, social and strategic studies, international relations, foreign policy, regional and interregional development and other topics and issues of common interest to both parties are also part of the memorandum.