KARACHI: The Chinese faculty members of the Confucius Institute at University of Karachi handed over more than Rs0.6 million to Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi on Tuesday for relief of flood victims.
The Chinese faculty expressed that they want to provide some help to the people affected by the floods in Pakistan.
In their message, they mentioned that many parts of the country had witnessed massive floods after record-breaking rainfall leaving people to receive immediate help as the Chinese faculty realizes how important it is to come forward at this point of time.
KU VC Khalid Iraqi, who visited the CIUK, acknowledged the good gesture of the Chinese faculty members and expressed gratitude to the former Chinese Director of the CIUK Prof Zhang Xiaoping, who joined the meeting from China.
The KU VC mentioned that Pak-China has an iconic friendship and they are like brothers to each other.
He appreciated that the Chinese faculty for being committed to the task and busy teaching students as well as participating in flood relief activities.
Meanwhile, in the meeting KU VC Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi also discussed the future planning of the CIUK with its Pakistani and Chinese directors.
KU VC Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi advised the CIUK Pakistani Director Prof Dr Nasiruddin Khan to write a letter to the KU Syndicate to request the allocation of land for the CIUK.