Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that we are moving in the right direction with a focus on education, science, technology, and knowledge economy. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology in Haripur today (Thursday).
The institute will offer courses in artificial intelligence, engineering, food technology, and various other disciplines. PM Imran Khan said the government is committed to promoting science and technology for progress in the country. He expressed the confidence that the institute will prove to be a major step in the promotion of science and technology in the country.
Imran Khan said the government is going to collaborate with five Chinese and three Austrian universities for technological advancement in Pakistan. He said in the second phase of CPEC, special economic zones will be established and industry will be relocated in Pakistan. Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology.
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan were also present on the occasion. Earlier, in a tweet, the Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa said the project reflects the vision of the state of the art science and technology education infrastructure and broad-based industrial and knowledge-based economy.