AIOU to explore cooperation opportunities with Saudi Arabia

Vice-Chancellor Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad, Prof Dr Zia Ul-Qayyum will soon visit Saudi Arabia (KSA) to explore and examine the possibilities of cooperation with Saudi online education system as per the instructions of the Federal Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.

This visit will be part of AIOU’s efforts to establish and promote joint ventures with other countries for imparting quality education to the people of Pakistan.

Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Rana Tanveer Hussain was of the view that the online education system has become very popular all over the world during the COVID-19. He said that Saudi Arabia has established a state-of-the-art online system for education with 20 TV channels.

A delegation of AIOU will visit Saudi Arabia to examine their education system to improve the facilities here at AlOU.
Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum said that after the approval of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), the university has expedited the work of setting up the “Education Television Channel”.

The university has already launched a ‘Web TV’ facility to provide multimedia support to its more than 1.2 million students across the country, which is running very successfully.

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By Arsalan Haider

Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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