Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated the National University of Technology (NUTECH), on Wednesday.
University’s rector Lieutenant General (retd) Khalid Asghar briefed the Army Chief about academic activities and strategic education plan.
General Bajwa lauded the role and hard work of NUTECH management for its successful launch in a short span of two years and advised them to maintain high standards of education at the university.
He also appreciated the concept of the institute being a ‘University for Industry’.
The COAS lauded the effective creation of university-industry linkages with the vision of creating leaders of character for industry and skilled workforce for economic development of Pakistan.
The Army Chief assured full support to NUTECH in building its future main campus on the outskirts of Rawalpindi and Islamabad which will accommodate 30,000-50,000 students.
General Bajwa also appreciated the FWO for its support in establishing the initial campus for NUTECH within the premises of Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI) along IJP Road in Islamabad.