Visit of Austrian Delegation

The Austrian Ambassador to Pakistan, H.E. Mrs. Andre Wicke, visited the Pak-Austria Fachhochschule (PAF-IAST) accompanied by a delegation including Prof. Dr. Karl Peter Pfeiffer, Rector Fachhochschule Joanneum, Dr. Doris Kiendl (Faculty), Dr. Roswitha Wiedenhofer (FH Joanneum), Gudrun Feucht (Educational Expert, Austrian National Industry Association), Volz Gerhard (Head of International Cooperation, Austrian Agency for Education and Internationalisation), and Martin Payer (Financial Managing Director, FH Joanneum). The delegation expressed their satisfaction with PAF-IAST’s progress and achievements, and were briefed on the accolades by Dr. Mohammad Mujahid, Rector, PAF-IAST.
Later a moderated session aimed to build and foster local industry collaboration with Austrian partners took place where representatives of the Haripur Chamber of Commerce and Industry reiterated their support for building strong university-industry linkages.
Dr. Mohammad Mujahid, Rector, PAF-IAST, said, “We are grateful for the opportunity to meet with the Austrian delegation and members of the Haripur Chamber of Commerce and Industries. This meeting has opened up new avenues for collaboration between Austria and Pakistan, and we are excited about the potential for future partnerships.”. Dr. Mohammad offered the representatives of the Austrian industry and Haripur Chamber of Commerce and Industries the opportunity to grow and develop their businesses at the PAF-IAST Technology Park as a testament to PAF-IAST’s commitment in promoting entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic growth in the region.
A strong commitment to collaboration in education, STI and industrial collaboration were evident as discussions centered around exploring opportunities for strengthening the partnerships to next level.
A brighter future for both nations through technology and education!

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