According to the convenor of the Pakistan Aerospace Council, Dr. Arshad Ali, high-tech companies are working to further develop the technical manpower at the university level. In order to achieve this a close connection between universities and businesses is necessary to further groom students to work on the next generation of technologies.
Moreover, Dr. Muhammad Mujahid, Vice-Chancellor of the Pak Austria Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (PAF-IAST), welcomed the 25-member delegation and provided details regarding the current university programs and respective facilities. This further led to future plans and implementations regarding Artificial Intelligence, Data Storage, and upcoming technology parks.
In addition, Dr. Mujahid further stated that every university should be focused on the singular mission of skilling Pakistan up to the industry requirements. Furthermore, Project Director Dr. Naseer Khan highlighted how hi-tech industries are the true strength of Pakistan and how quality students would bring about much progression for the country in regards to the industry.