20 November 2014
A high level delegation from Royal Norwegian Embassy, Islamabad visited CIIT Abbottabad on 20 November 2014.
Delegation comprised the following members:
Mr. Lars Nordrum, Minister Counsellor
Mr. Jorgen Martinussen, First Secretary
Mr. Abdul Aziz Usmani
Purpose of the visit was to know progress and impact of the ongoing research and academic collaboration between CIIT Abbottabad and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, (NMBU), Norway.
Director CIIT Abbottabad Prof. Dr Khan Gul Jadoon and Dr Bahadar Nawab, Head Department of Development Studies, CIIT Abbottabad briefed them about collaborations of the two institutions.
Mr. Lars Nordrum said that since 2007, Norwegian universities are engaged in different programs with CIIT Abbottabad which include students and staff exchange, stipends for MS and PhD students, and training in education and research etc.
Delegation was highly appreciative of progress made by CIIT Abbottabad in academics and research and assured full cooperation in areas related to teaching and research.