Aiou, Jica, Unesco To Further Strengthen Their Collaboration In Education Sector Of Pakistan


Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will further strengthen their collaborative partnership to promote non-formal learning system, adult education and teaching programmes for drop-out girls. Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will further strengthen their collaboration in education sector of Pakistan. The proposals to this effect were discussed during the visit to AIOU by Hirotaka Sekiguchi, a senior official of National Federation of UNESCO Association in Japan, on Tuesday.

AIOU is a famous university of Pakistan and this university gives all type of facilities to its all students. A proposal to this effect was discussed at a meeting between senior official of National Federation of UNESCO Association in Japan Hirotaka Sekiguchi and Vice Chanceller AIOUProf. Dr Shahid Siddiqui in Islamabad on Wednesday. The AIOU and JICA are collaborating with each other for the last 21 years that proved very productive in upgrading the University’s technology-based learning system in Pakistan. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui briefed him on the new initiatives of the University in promoting adult literacy and providing educational facilities to drop-out girls and meeting the academic needs of marginalized sections of society. It is important to mention here that the AIOU and JICA had been collaborating with each other for the last 21 years & the relationship had proved very productive in upgrading the university’s technology-based learning system.