Haripur (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology in Haripur on Thursday.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the premier said we are moving in the right direction with a focus on education, science, technology and knowledge economy.
He expressed the confidence that the institute will prove to be a major step in promotion of science and technology in the country.
PM Imran said that the government is going to collaborate with five Chinese and three Austrian universities for technological advancement in Pakistan.
He said in the second phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), special economic zones will be established and industry will be relocated in Pakistan.
The institute will offer courses in artificial intelligence, engineering, food technology and various other disciplines, the Radio Pakistan reported.
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan were also present on the occasion.
Earlier, in a post on Twitter, Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa said project reflects vision of state of the art science and technology education infrastructure, broad based industrial knowledge based economy.
Monumental:Pak- Austria-Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences & technology in Haripur to be inaugurated by @ImranKhanPTI today.Reflects vision of state of the art Science&tech education infrastructure/broad based industrial/knowledge based economy. #PakistanMovingForward
— Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimSBajwa) September 17, 2020