Speaking on the occasion his Excellency Mr. Adam Mulawarman Tugio said different Indonesian universities have been considered among the 200 best universities of the world. Pakistan and Indonesia are brotherly Islamic countries and there are vast opportunities for cooperation between the two in various fields, he added.
He pledged to act as a bridge between GCU and different reputed universities of Indonesia for academic and research collaboration.
The ambassador said China Pakistan Economic Corridor was good opportunity for Pakistan to enhance its exports. He said that Indonesia along with ASEAN countries are huge markets with great potential for Pakistani products and the businessmen should focus on these countries to promote trade and exports.
He also shared his special interest in Pakistan food items especially tea, chicken tikka and pokaras. He said he loved the hospitality of Pakistani people.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Zaidi showed keen interest in student and faculty exchange programmes with Indonesian universities. He also briefed the Ambassador about the history and tradition of GCU Lahore. Upon discussed, the VC promised to review a possibility to set up ASEAN study center in GCU.