General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) inaugurated the National University of Technology (NUTECH) today. The Rector, Lieutenant General Khalid Asghar (Retired) briefed COAS about academic activities and strategic education plan of the university.
COAS lauded the role and hardwork of NUTECH management in successful launch of the university in short span of two years and advised to maintain high standards of education at the university. He also appreciated the concept of NUTECH being "University for Industry". As NUTECH envisions to create leaders of character for industry and skilled workforce for economic development of Pakistan, COAS appreciated effective creation of university-industry linkages. He assured full support to NUTECH in building its future main campus on the outskirts of Rawalpindi/ Islamabad which will accommodate 30,000-50,000 students. COAS also appreciated FWO for support in establishing initial campus for NUTECH within Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI) premises.