Pakistan, Hong Kong signs MoU on education cooperation

Pakistan, Hong Kong signs MoU on education cooperation

Beijing (Agencies): Hong Kong, Education Secretary, Choi Yuk-Lin said that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) marked the beginning of a new phase of close cooperation between Hong Kong and Pakistan in the area of education.

Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government signed a MOU with the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training of Pakistan to enhance education collaboration.

According to a People’s Daily report, quoting an official press release, the MOU provided a framework to facilitate strategic education collaboration between Hong Kong and Pakistan and covers mutually beneficial initiatives, including the exchange of expertise and experience, exchange of educational literature, teaching aids, and demonstration materials, as well as exchanges of scholars, teachers, experts, students, and other education personnel.

Hong Kong Education Secretary Choi Yuk-Lin stated that HKSAR government has signed nine MOUs with countries along the Belt and Road to date, which demonstrates its commitment to and effort in enhancing the internationalisation of education as well as strengthening educational ties and exchanges with the Belt and Road countries.

“I am confident that the MOU will facilitate more comprehensive exchanges and collaboration in education between the two places,” she added.