MoU signed between UMT and City News Network
Monday, June 21 2021
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the University of Management and Technology UMT and City News Network, one of the largest media groups, with 1 international and 4 national news channels. The MoU was signed by Dr Muhammad Aslam, Rector UMT and Salim Bukhari Group Director Digital media, City News Network.
The ceremony was witnessed by Mohsin Naqvi, CEO City News Network, Gohar Ejaz, Patron in Chief, APTMA, Salim Bukhari, Group Director Digital media, City News Network, Khuram Kaleem, Director Programming, City News Network, Mian Tahir, Director News Channel 24, Ibrahim Hasan Murad, President, UMT, Prof Abid HK Shirwani, Director General, UMT, Lt Gen (R) Javed Hassan, Advisor to the President UMT and Dean’s/UMO Heads.
In his address, Ibrahim Hasan Murad, President UMT highlighted the importance of industry-academia linkages and assured maximum support to the media industry through several possible collaborations. Gohar Ejaz, Chief Guest also announced 100 Scholarships for deserving UMT students.
The aim of this MoU is to create a strategic alliance and seamless linkage among both the parties to cooperate in areas of learning and development as well as to facilitate training, internships and career development prospects for participants, staff and alumni.