PESHAWAR: The closing ceremony of the project titled “Sharing Knowledge and Strengthening Academic Partnerships in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan” was held on Friday.
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan, Director of IMSciences, in his opening remarks, spoke about the success of the six-month online capacity building project, according to a press release.
He said the project was undertaken by IMSciences as an implementing partner, which was funded by the US Mission in Pakistan.
The closing ceremony brought together Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazi, VC Women University Swabi, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan, VC, FATA University, and interns from partner universities.
Donald Mynard, Public Affairs Officer, US Consulate General Peshawar, Dr. Tajud Din, Pro-VC, University of Chitral attended the ceremony online.
Associate Professor Dr. Shahid Ali and the Project Leader welcomed all participants and provided a brief overview of the project.
In this project, 16 faculty members from partner universities including Chitral University, Malakand University, Swabi Women’s University, FATA University and Rana University in Afghanistan were trained by resource persons from the University of Kentucky, USA, IMSciences and other universities in Pakistan in the areas of curriculum reform development, faculty professional development and skills development in research.
In the end, certificates were distributed to the trainees and souvenirs were given to the project team.