October 6, 2017 - 10:00 am
October 6, 2017 - 1:00 pm
AddressUniversity of Central Punjab, Johar Town, Lahore. View map
UCP Business School (BS) organized a session to discuss the benefits of CPEC on the 6th of October 2017 by Dr. Shahid Rashid, Executive Director – Centre of Excellence CPEC at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
Dr Shahid discussed the CPEC plan, explained the benefits Pakistan would yield from CPEC in the long run. He highlighted that a number of social and infrastructure development plans including Gawadar airport, hospitals, IPP units, underground fiber optic installation are in the pipeline. He further insisted that universities and academia should promote research and knowledge creation in this area.
The session was attended by the Dean, Associate Deans, Program Directors and faculty members of UCP Business School.
The talk was followed by a question answer session by the attendees. While answering one of the questions on the loan payback scheme, he said that there are three ways to pay the loans back. One of them is the grants (not payable), others have to be paid back over a longer period of time in easy installments. He also mentioned that the underground fiber optic plan would ensure better internet connectivity in the country.
In the end, Dean UCP Business School, Dr Faisal Mustafa, presented a souvenir to the honorable guest.