Department of Geology, University of Haripur signed MoU with State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resources and Prospecting, China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China for capacity building of Department of Geology. This is the first MoU of University of Haripur with a foreign university. China University of Petroleum, Beijing is a very well established, reputed and renowned Institution of China with excellent research and teaching facilities.
The MoU signing ceremony took place on 14th December, 2016 at University of Haripur. The Chinese delegate was headed by Prof. Dr. Zhong Ning-ning along with Dr. Ma Yong and Mr. Imran as members. Worthy Vice Chancellor, Dr. Nasser Ali Khan, received the guests and they were taken to VC office where MoU signing ceremony was held.
Chinese delegation being received by faculty of Department of Geology at their arrival at University of Haripur.
Before signing of MoU, worthy VC presented to the chines guests UoH first ever publication, book titled “Coal the Energy Resources of Pakistan, Characterization & Utilization with An Overview of Coal Resources of Pakistan” written by Dr. Muhammad Ishaq Ghaznavi, Advisor Department of Geology, as gifts.
Leader of the Chinese delegation Dr. Zong presenting shields to worthy Vice Chancellor Dr. Nasser Ali Khan and Dean/PVC Dr. Abid Fareed.
Then signing ceremony of MoU took place. Dr. Nasser Ali Khan signed MoU on behalf of UoH while Dr. Zhong signed on behalf of University of Petroleum, Beijing. Dr. Muhammad Ishaq Ghaznavi and Dr. Zahoor, Director ORIC, UoH, signed as witnesses of UoH and Dr. Ma Young as witness from University of Petroleum, Beijing.
Worthy Vice Chancellor Dr. Nasser Ali Khan and Dr. Zhong Ning-Ning, Leader of Chinese delegation signing the MoU in the presence of faculty of Department of Geology, Director ORIC and Dr. Abid Fareed, Dean/PVC, Uoh
After MoU signing ceremony, a seminar was held where Chinese guests delivered lecturers.
Prof. Dr. Zhong gave a lecture on “Marine and Shale gas in Southern China. An Overview.” While Dr. Ma Yong delivered a talk on “A possible Microscopic Mechanism for shale gas preservation in thrust-fault belt in South West China”.
Dr. Zong, Leader of Chinese delegation delivering his talk during the seminar
Dr. Ma Yong, member of the Chinese delegation delivering his talk during the seminar
Dr. Abid Fareed, Dean/PVC presenting shield to the member of the Chinese delegation
Group photograph of the Chinese delegation with Dr. Abid Fareed, Dean/PVC UoH, Direcrtor ORIC, faculty and students of Department of Geology, UoH.
After the seminar lunch was hosted in honor of guests by University of Haripur, in which worthy Vice Chancellor, Dean/ Pro Vice Chancellor, Director ORIC, Dr. Zahoor and faculty members, department of Geology participated.
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