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Cooperation between Corporate sector & Varsities urged.

KARACHI, April 26, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The Vice Chancellor University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, has emphasized the need of cooperation between corporate sector and varsities in order to produce the suitable human resource with skills and abilities required by the job market. He expressed these views while launching the Karachi University Business Schools (KUBS) Alumni during an event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of KUBS. The Vice-Chancellor said that cooperation between government, universities and corporate sector is imperative in order to steer the economy out of current difficult times. He further stated that students need to unite and recognize the potential of this land and Business school graduates can identify and rectify the problems of industries. The Vice Chancellor said that KUBS is producing excellent quality graduates who are at par with any other private business school of the country. The President of FPCCI, Sultan Ahmed Chawla, said of the occasion that todays students would be tomorrows leaders thus a very important responsibilities lies with them. He was also of the view that we should focus on the domestic resources. The President KCCI, Anjum Nisar, said that this country has four seasons and all kind of material and human resources that any nation can desire for but the only thing we lack is the vision and concerted efforts to make our country worlds most developed nation. He was of the view that the cost of doing business in Pakistan, should be brought down to remove obstacle to the growth of the industry. He said that Pakistan face perception problem at world level and our students could help eradicate this negative perception by proving their mettle in every field. Dr. A. R Zaki Chairman KUBS said that our students are at par with other business schools in terms of industrys need. He further said that our curriculum is upto the requirement of job market and in order to further cater the demand of business world we are going to launch MBA in Islamic Banking and Pharmaceutical. President KUBS Alumni Mahmood Arshad said that our aim is to transform the linkage between universities, corporate sector and government into a strategic partnership wherein universities act as a think tank and utilize the creativity of youth for the development of country at an essential and larger scale. He announced that KUBS Alumni membership would not be limited only for the KUBS graduates but all University of Karachi graduates, who share the vision of KUBS Alumni, are entitled to become the member of the forum. Kalim Siddiqui President Bosicor Oil Refinery, M. Vaqaruddin CEO PQGTL and Dean of Faculty of Management Sciences Abuzar Wajdi also spoke on the occasion and appreciated the performance of KUBS graduates in corporate world.

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Date:Apr 26, 2009
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