As many as 100 Research Papers will be presented in the 2-day International Conference on the theme of Global Prosperity through Research & Innovation, organized by Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar in collaboration with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. Foreign delegates from Germany, France and Malaysia were also present among the Researchers, besides more than 100 presenters from different local and national Universities.
The Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, who was the Chief Guest on the Inaugural Session held here today at a local hotel under the aegis of Sarhad University while addressing the audience urged the need of human oriented research, which can also provide viable solutions to the problems to ease the life of common man. He said that today is the age of technology and no nation can progress without science and technology. He appreciated the efforts of Sarhad University, Peshawar for organizing such a useful conference in Peshawar, aimed at Global Prosperity, which is the dire need of time in the current scenario. He also welcomed the foreign delegates from Germany, France and Malaysia to Peshawar and hoped for their joyful stay during the days of conference.
Earlier, Brig ® Javed Tipu, Vice President, Sarhad University while talking on the occasion highlighted the salient features of the University. He said that previously the University had arranged two International Conferences, which were largely attended and appreciated by the foreign delegates. He said that Sarhad University also remained in forefronts when it comes to curricular and extra curricular activities. He lauded the efforts and patronization of HEC for their collaboration and support to organize such a beneficial conference in the historic city of Peshawar. He said that holding of such conferences will dispel the negative impression of western world about Pakistan.
Prof. Dr. Salim-ur-Rehman, Vice Chancellor while presenting address of welcome highlighted the achievements of the University in curricular and extra curricular activities. He said that University due to its active participation in such activities, got 14th place in the recent HEC ranking in Engineering Universities all over the country.
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lateron gave away University souvenirs to the foreign delegates as well as to the key note speakers of the conference.
Brig ® Javed Tipu, Vice President, SUIT, presented University Souvenir to the Governor, KP.