NUST arranged guided tour for Lt-Gen Nigar Johar

Lt-Gen Nigar Johar HI(M), Surgeon General of the Pakistan Army, visited the main campus of National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST). Upon her arrival at NUST, she was received by Engr Javed Mahmood Bukhari, Rector NUST.

A one-on-one meeting between the two was followed by a comprehensive presentation on NUST, attended by NUST’s senior management. Afterwards, the honourable guest was given a guided tour of the campus, particularly Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB), N-ovative Health Technologies Pvt Ltd (NHTPL), the country’s first and only facility for the indigenous manufacturing of cardiac stents and other medical implants, and National Science & Technology Park (NSTP), an innovation hub drawing upon academic and research strengths of NUST, and School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering.

While speaking at the occasion, she commended NUST for its exponential growth in a short span of time and earning itself a reputable name in the global academia. The Surgeon General also praised the university for laying special emphasis on applied research and innovation, and taking some of the trailblazing R&D initiatives aimed at socioeconomic development of Pakistan.