CoE-CPEC aims to create linkages and research collaborations with the leading universities and think tanks. In this regard, delegation of CoE CPEC headed by Dr. Shahid Rashid, Executive Director, CoE CPEC along with Dr. Saleem Janjua and Mr. Adnan Khan, Urban Development Division CoE CPEC conducted a meeting -with Mr. Engr Ahmed Farooq Bazai, Vice Chancellor BUITEMS on 11-07-2017 in Quetta.
The meeting proceeded with the introduction of both the institutions. CoE-CPEC is serving as a leading think tank for policy guidance on CPEC related challenges and opportunities. BUTIEMS is a well-known educational institution and is playing an important role in the socioeconomic development of Balochistan and Pakistan. BUTIEMS realizes the importance of CPEC as a game changer for the region, and is passionate to work and transfer the benefits of CPEC projects to the local community of Balochistan.
The highlight of the meeting was that both institutions have agreed for the establishment of “BUITEMS-CPEC-Centre of Excellence” (BCCE) in collaboration with Centre of Excellence for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CoE-CPEC). Physical arrangements for the centre are already in progress. CoE-CPEC aims to extend knowledge management and research collaboration support to the centre.