The University of Sargodha and COMSTECH have signed an agreement

Published On: 4 Apr 2024


Sargodha: April 4, 2024- The University of Sargodha (UoS) and COMSTECH on Thursday have signed an agreement to offer fellowships to the researchers from Yemen. The agreement was signed by the Vice Chancellor UoS Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbas, and the Coordinator General of COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary.
The agreement was aimed at solidifying commitments to foster international cooperation in the field of agriculture.
Under the terms of the agreement, UoS and COMSTECH will jointly offer 10 fellowships, each with a duration of six months, to Yemeni students currently residing and working in Yemen. The fellowships will focus on areas of agriculture, aiming to empower Yemeni researchers with advanced knowledge and skills in agricultural sciences.
The University of Sargodha will provide tuition fee waivers and accommodation facilities to the selected fellows, ensuring a conducive environment for their research endeavors. On the other hand, COMSTECH will cover the costs associated with visas and air tickets, facilitating the fellows' travel to Pakistan and their stay throughout the duration of the fellowship.
Addressing the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbas said, “This partnership between the University of Sargodha and COMSTECH exemplifies our commitment to support research capacity-building and fostering international collaborations. We are honored to extend our resources and expertise to empower Yemeni researchers and contribute to the advancement of agricultural sciences.”
Coordinator General of COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary emphasized the importance of such initiatives in promoting sustainable development and knowledge exchange. “Through these fellowships, we aim to strengthen the research capabilities of Yemeni scholars and facilitate the exchange of ideas and expertise in the field of agriculture. We believe that this collaboration will pave the way for fruitful academic partnerships and contribute to addressing global challenges,” he added.