Islamabad: According to a press release, National University of Sciences and Technologies (NUST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Askari Bank to jointly set-up a Center of Excellence for research & innovation – Digital Innovation Lab.
The MoU was signed by Khurshid Zafar, Chief Operating Officer, Askari Bank, and Maria Faheem Qadri, Director University Advancement, NUST in the presence of Atif R. Bokhari, President & CEO, Askari Bank, Engr. Javed Mahmood Bukhari, Rector NUST and Senior Executives of NUST and Askari Bank.
Speaking on the occasion, Atif R. Bokhari said, “The Digital Innovation Lab will serve as a Research & innovation center for Askari Bank’s digital initiatives and assist in modernizing the bank’s Digital infrastructure. The collaboration is for sharing knowledge, capacity building and promoting a learning environment for the benefit of NUST students and AKBL staff to create and foster a future-ready workforce. AKBL may provide internship and employment opportunities to the students of NUST.”