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PHEC provides expertise to Kyrgyzstan in the field of education

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This image shows the Consul General of Kyrgyzstan, Meher Kashif You. — APP/file

LAHORE: Honorary Consul Kashif Younis of Kyrgyzstan on Sunday said that the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has offered its expertise to Kyrgyzstan for developing the existing educational disciplines on modern scientific lines at par with international standards to meet global challenges .

Speaking to a delegation of industrialists here at the Consulate of Kyrgyzstan, he said he had a fruitful and result-oriented meeting with the Chairman of the Punjab Higher Education Commission, Dr. Shahid Munir, who assured full cooperation in providing services, expertise and technical skills to Kyrgyzstan for significant improvements in their existing education system, especially technical higher education.

He said that cooperation with Kyrgyzstan to improve its education system represents an important step toward promoting global cooperation and academic progress. He said the partnership includes several aspects aimed at raising the quality of education to international standards. The Punjab Higher Education Commission can provide expertise in curriculum development, building on its own experience in aligning educational content with contemporary scientific principles and global best practices, in addition to designing curricula that not only cover core subjects but also emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, and practical application of knowledge.

Kashif Younis said Dr Shahid Munir believes that the Punjab Higher Education Commission can provide training and capacity building programs to Kyrgyz teachers, and equip them with the pedagogical skills and methodologies required to deliver high-quality education. This could include workshops, seminars and teacher exchange programs aimed at promoting professional growth and knowledge sharing, he said

In addition, cooperation can facilitate research partnerships and knowledge exchange, allowing scientists and students from both countries to participate in collaborative projects and contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge, he concluded.