It is being planned by South Korea to establish ‘Pakistan Global Institute’ in Pakistan. It is waiting for the government’s approval for it before initiating the project.
South Korean Ambassador to Pakistan Kwak Sung-Kyu disclosed this during a meeting with Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) at the Commission Secretariat.
In the meeting, both sides discussed prospects to enhance collaboration in higher education and research fields.
The ambassador informed HEC chairman about the current projects going on between the two countries and said, “Pakistan Global Institute is being established wherein two disciplines, Information Technology and Business Administration, will initially be started after approval of its law by the Government of Pakistan.”
Adding, “As many as 1,650 Pakistani students are currently studying in different Korean higher education institutions.”
The Chairman said that both South Korea and Pakistan has immense potential that needs to be tapped to enhance cooperation in education and research sectors
Adding, “Joint research initiatives may also be undertaken to further cement academic relations.”
Bilateral academic relations between the countries needs to be strengthened for enhanced cooperation.