A delegation of COMSATS led by Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, Executive Director COMSATS called upon the Ambassador of Republic of Yemen in Islamabad, H. E. Mr. Mohammed Motahar Alshabi, on 18th September 2018.
The honorable Ambassador welcomed the Executive Director and other officials to the Embassy. He informed the delegates that significant progress has been made with regard to the membership of Yemen to COMSATS. The Ambassador highlighted the potential of cooperation between Pakistan and Yemen based on the number of opportunities both the countries have to offer and noted that platform COMSATS can be used to enhance the cooperation of Yemen with Pakistan and other Member Countries.
After the exchange of pleasantries, in order to initiate cooperation between Yemen and Pakistan, the Executive Director COMSATS invited a delegation comprising faculty members of Yemeni universities to Pakistan in order to develop cooperation for faculty exchange, scholarship opportunities and joint research and development activities. It was proposed that, subsequently, a similar delegation of Pakistani universities may visit Yemen. The Ambassador extended gratitude for afore-mentioned proposals and expressed willingness to support and facilitate such visits.
The meeting concluded with a strong resolve to promote cooperation among the developing countries in various fields of S&T in order to address their common challenges.