Mr Paul Garr, American Diplomat, Cultural Affairs, visits TUF

Mr Paul Garr, Cultural Affairs officer, U.S. Department of State, Mission Pakistan alongwith his delegation visited The University of Faisalabad. The visit aimed to promote and enhance the academic & cultural relationships between the U.S. Department of State and The University of Faisalabad. US delegate held a meeting with Mr Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman Board of Governors (BOG), Mr Muhammad Abu Bakar, Member BOG, Prof (Meritorious) Dr Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Rector, Professors and Heads of Departments. Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar in her presentation briefed the delegates about the university and other philanthropic projects of Madina Foundation.


Mr Paul Garr, Syeda Attia Batool, Cultural Affairs Assistant and Mr Tanveer Hassan, Cultural Affairs Specialist from U.S. Department of State delegation shared information about different cultural exchange programs, highlighted the benefits of US scholarships and emphasized that students must get benefit from these programs.


During an interactive session with TUF students and faculty members Mr Paul Garr appreciated the level of professionalism at the University of Faisalabad and praised the state of the art academic facilities provided to the students. TUF students' participation in US cultural exchange programs will open a new horizon for them and give them a platform to flourish the economy of Pakistan, he further added. Mr Paul Garr also applauded the welfare work of the Madina Foundation in the health and education sectors.


Mr Muhammad Haider Amin in his address emphasized on building a strong bond between university and the American embassy, as TUF is one of the major opportunity providers for females and tech girls program by US exchange program will remain a major area of interest for our students. During his address, Dr Khaleeq-ur- Rahman said that it is the era of global interactions and cultural exchange programs open an international learning platform for students, which propels students towards acceptance and understanding of an array of different cultural and community perspectives and give them awareness and adoption of alternative, multi-faceted approaches to learning.


The delegate also visited Pharmacology Expo 2022 and observed different projects of MBBS students. Mr Paul Garr appreciated the efforts and hard work of students and awarded prizes among the position holders. As a part of TUF's Go Green campaign, Mr Paul Garr also planted a sapling in the University lawn.



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