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October 20, 2019
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Education Pakistan Punjab

Air University prepares to play vital role in industrial development

FAISALABAD: Inter Disciplinary Research Center of Air University (AU) is fully prepared to play a proactive role in the industrial development by bridging Industry-academia gap in Pakistan, said Air commodore Afzaal Khan Director Research, Innovation and Commercialization of AU.

Afzaal Khan was addressing a ceremony after signing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between AU and Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) here today.

Khan said that AU attaches high priority to industry related research of practical nature instead of mere publication of research articles.

He said that AU could play its role in the development of almost all segments of life with special emphases on textile sector through its well qualified faculty and research laboratories.

He told that Inter disciplinary Research Center was established in 2012 in AU with a mandate to forge much needed cohesion and integration in research and help industrial sector to consult it for their low cost technical solutions of practical nature.