LCCI, UET ink MoU for economic uplift

The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Friday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with University of Engineering & Technology (UET) to work together for the economic development of the country.

LCCI President Abdul Basit and Vice Chancellor, UET Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid signed the document in the presence of the LCCI office bearers.

The agreement is continuity of the LCCI endeavours aimed at filling the communication gap between the industry and academia.

The MoU will enable both the institutions to share their knowledge and experience for mutual benefits.

It was also agreed that both the sides will conduct joint seminars and workshops on common issues.

The LCCI President said that the Lahore Chamber has already signed a number of MoUs with the educational institutions and this agreement would also go a long way for the promotion of regional trade that is buzz word in today’s global village.

Speaking on the occasion, the UET Vice Chancellor assured his full support to promote research and development culture in the country.