The Federal Government of Pakistan has released the essential preliminary funds to establish a dedicated campus of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in Sialkot, said the Federal Minister.
While talking to the Media in Islamabad, the Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, said that a special grant was released worth PKR 180 million was released as the first installment in order to setup the NUST’s campus in Sambrial, Sialkot. He further said that the campus would span over 150 acres of land that would be built using an approximate cost of Rs 4 billion.
The minister added that the campus would focus on advanced technology and engineering courses that would be specifically curated to the forthcoming needs of the industries that bear an export-oriented outlook.
The Member National Assembly Armughan Subhani,the Member Provincial Assemblies Muhammad Iram, Arshad Javaid Warraich, and Tariq Akhtar Subhani, the Sialkot District Council’s Chairperson Hina Arshad Warraich, Vice Chairman Ch Raza Subhani and Mayor Sialkot Municipal Corporation Ch Tauheed were also present on the occasion.
Source — Pakistan Today, Image — Short Life Studios