PESHAWAR: “Pak-Turkish Academic linkages will yield fruits of knowledge”, Turkish Ambassador in Pakistan Mr. Sadik Babur Girgin said while speaking at an interactive session with senior faculty members & students from Degree programmes of Institute of Management Sciences (IM-Sciences). Honorary Consul-General of Turkey in Peshawar Mr. Saleem Saifullah Khan, Director IM-Sciences Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan also spoke on the occasion.
Turkish Ambassador highlighted the importance of Pakistan & Turkey’s close collaborations in educational & high academic fields as this will further strengthen the relationship of both countries at gross route level. The Ambassador offered all possible support to IM-Sciences from Turkish Embassy in Pakistan to enhance their liaison with their counter-parts in Turkey. He also appreciated the initiatives already taken by the IM-Sciences in this regards and lauded the role of visionary leadership of IM-Sciences.
Ambassador Babur Girgin mentioned that for sustainable balanced economic growth strong Academic background is like life blood. “This is high time to both countries should take maximum benefit to modern knowledge for their coming generations in the best interest of both nations” he added.
The Honorary Consul-General of Turkey for Khyber Pakhunkhwa based in Peshawar Mr. Saleem Saifullah Khan reiterated the significance of mutual relationship of the two brotherly countries. He also emphasized on the promotion of socio-economic, educational & cultural interactions in the best interest of Turkey & Pakistan and mentioned that this as a need of the hour.
Earlier, while welcoming the distinguished guest the Turkish Ambassador, IM-Sciences Director Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan informed about the recent activities & achievements of IM-Sciences in the field of academic linkages and degree programmes and students activities. Dr. Mohsin Khan said that IM-Sciences since its inception in 1995 achieved many goals in various fields of socio-economic and educational development. He also shared his views on student exchange programme, promotion of Turkish languages through established of Language Centre at the Institute and this initiative will also help in establishing joint business facilitations centers in both Pakistan & Turkey.