Bahria University (BU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telenor Pakistan (TP) to develop a strong linkage between BU and the telecommunication sector.
The management of Bahria University is endeavoring hard to promote linkages with the corporate world and Research & Development Organizations for the purpose of achieving its vision and mission as well as for scientific cooperation in the fields of mutual interests.
This partnership will enable students of Bahria University to avail guidance and support from Telenor Pakistan for their practical projects and research areas related to IoT (Internet of things), Cloud Services and Data Sciences.
By signing this MOU, the two esteemed entities committed to encouraging cooperation and direct contact between them. Broad areas of the agreement also included free usage of Telenor Pakistan’s IoT platforms by BU students and researchers, special access to Alibaba cloud services and applied research opportunities at Telenor Pakistan.
Director Business Development, Data as a Service (DaaS) & Cloud, Telenor Pakistan,
Rector BU, speaking on the occasion, emphasized the need for opening all avenues for the promotion of potential researchers and enabling them to apply their academic knowledge in practical projects. He added that BU has taken the initiative to facilitate its students by using modern technologies and industrial practices.
The agreement with Telenor Pakistan will help the students get hands-on practical experience from top professionals. Khurram Rahat also stressed the need to bring industries and universities closer. He said that BU is producing valuable scholars and intellectuals many of whom are working at Telenor and other leading corporate sector organizations.