Hong Kong and Pakistan signed MoU on educational cooperation
As part of efforts to strengthen educational cooperation between Hong Kong and Pakistan, the Hong Kong SAR Government and the Federal Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) recently.
In accordance with the MOU, reciprocal measures include the exchange of expertise and experience, academic documents, teaching aids, and demonstration materials, as well as the exchange of scholars, students, and other teaching personnel.
Moin ul Haque, Pakistan’s ambassador to China, who is visiting Hong Kong, witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by Dr. Choi Yuk-lin, Director of the Hong Kong Education Bureau, and Bilal Ahmad Butt, Consul General of Pakistan in Hong Kong.
Both the Ambassador and Dr. Choi agreed that more talent was required to support the Belt and Road initiative, particularly in the Greater Bay Area.
The Ambassador invited Dr. Choi to Pakistan to give a talk in order to exchange teaching experiences and ideas. Dr. Choi also agreed that educational exchange and exposure could improve education.
The Consulate General stated that the Urdu Examination other than Cambridge would be held in Hong Kong after two years.
Dr. Choi stated that she helped support Pakistan’s educational programs in Hong Kong, stating that the MoU provides a framework for facilitating strategic collaboration in education between Hong Kong and Pakistan. Dr. Choi is certain that the memorandums will enable Pakistan and Hong Kong to engage in more extensive educational cooperation and exchanges.