KARACHI: Zong, Pakistan’s most advanced and only 3G & 4G operator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Central Punjab (UCP) to develop a strong linkage between academics and the telecommunications industry.
The MOU was signed at the auspicious occasion of the 17th Convocation of UCP, where Liu Dianfeng, Chairman & CEO Zong was invited as guest of honour. This partnership will enable students of UCP to avail call center training, partner with Information Technology and Engineering Departments of Zong for their final year projects and enjoy 4G connectivity on their campus.
Meanwhile, Zong will have access to UCP graduate as well as alumni database through UCP Career portal, allowing Zong to fulfill its internship and recruitment needs.
In this regard, Liu Dianfeng, Chairman &CEO Zong noted: “The students of today are the leaders of tomorrow, and it is essential that these future leaders are equipped with state of the art 3G & 4G communication tools to encourage them to attain their educational pursuits to the fullest.” He further mentioned how Zong iscommitted to the widespread provision of its exclusive products and services.
MOU was signed by Prof Dr Mohammad Zafarullah, Pro-Rector UCP and Liu Dianfeng, Chairman & CEO Zong in the presence of Mian Amer Mehmood, Chairman Board of Governors and Dr Nizamuddin, Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission.
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Zafarullah said on the occasion: “UCP stands for educational excellence and brilliance, and in the twenty-first century these cannot be achieved without a smart partnership with communications based technology. The MOU signed today is hence a much needed step, and we are hopeful that it will serve best to the benefit of UCP as well as Zong.”