IUS rector visited Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad

A delegation of heads of leading universities of Bosnia and Herzegovina have paid a visit to the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad. IUS rector Prof. Dr. Özer Çınar was part of the delegation.

The main objective of the visit was to explore the possibilities of academic cooperation, including faculty and scholars' exchange, in higher education sector between the two countries.

The Executive Director HEC, Prof Dr S Sohail H Naqvi welcomed the delegation and apprised them about the working, functions and role of HEC for strengthening higher education sector in Pakistan.

He also informed that due to revolutionary reforms in the sector, Pakistani universities have been between the top world and Asian universities and other countries are following Pakistani higher education model.

The delegation appreciated the role of HEC in bringing vibrant and effective changes in the higher education sector of Pakistan and showed keen interest for collaboration with HEC and Pakistani higher education institutions.

The delegation was comprised of Dr Özer Çınar Rector International University of Sarajevo and also Denis Prcić, President, American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This ceremony was attended by the Vice Chancellors, registrars, deans and directors of leading public and private universities of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad who discussed various avenues of possible cooperation among the universities of both the countries. The participants have consensus that student & faculty exchange, joint seminar/conferences would be greatly helpful in bringing the academicians and youth of both the countries closer to one another.