Published On: Tue, Dec 10th, 2019
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Cooperation between Pak & Kyrgyzstan will prove to be a notorious opportunity for its students: Ambassador

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LAHORE: Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan Erik Beishembiev has said that the cooperation between Pakistan and

Kyrgyzstan will prove to be a notorious opportunity for its students.

Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad in collaboration with university of the Punjab, Lahore organized an Interactive session with Erik Beishembiev, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Pakistan on Monday at Alrazi Hall, University of the Punjab, Canal Road, Lahore.

The Interactive Session had the participation of distinguished guest speakers. The guest speakers who delivered speeches during the conference included Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar – Vice Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Lahore and Brigadier Mansoor Saeed, SI (M), (Retd) – Member Advisory Board, Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad.

Dr. Niaz Ahmed Akhtar – Vice Chancellor, University of the Punjab gave the welcome address and discussed the positive aspects of Pakistan’s cooperation with Kyrgyzstan in various departments. He discussed research opportunities for Kyrgyz students and encouraged students from Punjab University to avail different opportunities in Central Asia. Dr Niaz Ahmed appreciated CGSS for the successful ADASIA 2019 conference and thanked CGSS for organizing the interactive session in Punjab University. He ensured further cooperation of Punjab University and CGSS in future as well.

Brigadier Mansoor Saeed, SI (M), (Retd) – Member Advisory Board, Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS), introduced CGSS discussing its aim to portray a positive image of Pakistan globally. He further discussed various achievements by CGSS and its presence internationally, its collaborative activities with various countries. He concluded his speech by ensuring further cooperation of Punjab University and CGSS.

Erik Beishembiev, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Pakistan started his speech by appreciating the recitation of Holy Quran by Punjab University’s student. The Ambassador praised Pakistan and its diverse culture and history. He shed light on Kyrgyzstan’s geography and it’s demographic importance and commented on the recent situation of the region and told the audience about natural resources of Kyrgyzstan and export opportunities.

He spoke about the importance and role of CPEC for the region and Kyrgyzstan’s role and importance in CPEC. The ambassador also appreciated the youth of Pakistan and emphasized on the role of students and discussed education opportunities for Pakistani students in Kyrgyzstan, he mentioned that cooperation between both countries will prove to be a notorious opportunity for its students. He praised the management of Punjab University and CGSS for organizing such interactive sessions to spread knowledge.

The conference was concluded with a Question/Answer session with the students and His Excellency Erik Beishembiev, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Pakistan. Approximately 150 people including faculty members and students from various departments attended the Conference.