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Pak NTU joins B&R World Textile Universities Alliance

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Dec '18
Courtesy: NTU
Courtesy: NTU
The National Textile University (NTU) in Pakistan’s Faisalabad joined as a founding member of the ‘Belt and Road World Textile University Alliance’ at the World Textile and Fashion Education Conference held recently in Donghua Universityin Shanghai. The alliance includes 38 textile universities from 27 countries. The three-day conference ended on December 11.

Donghua University president Jiang Changjun said the countries participating in the alliance cover 60 per cent of the world population and 35 per cent of the world gross domestic product, according to an NTU release.

The major objectives of this alliance are capacity building, collaborative research and degrees, trainings, scholarships, students and faculty exchange.

Donghua University will build a Belt and Road (B&R) research centre for the faculty and students from member countries. Funding will be provided to researchers from the B&R countries to carry out projects in their own country or at the research centre.

A research lab will be established at NTU under this initiative. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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