ISLAMABAD: French Ambassador to Pakistan, Nicolas Galey hosted a reception at his residence for the representatives of 8 universities, along with the ambassadors of Italy, Spain and a representative of the EU delegation. The representatives from the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan also attended the event.
Ambassador Galey in his remarks welcomed the initiative and termed the project a step in the right direction in terms of promotion of educational links between Pakistan and its partners.
B-International Is a collaborative capacity building project in higher education between Pakistan, the UK, France, Italy, and Spain, and is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. The project brings together 4 prestigious universities in Pakistan; COMSATS University Islamabad; LUMS; NUST and PIFS, and 4 top-notch European Universities: Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK), Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France), University of Bologna (Italy), University of Salamanca (Spain) – all working together in the spirit of internationalisation.