President ACIMIT Visits TIP
Ms. Raffaella Carabelli, President, Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT) paid a visit to TIP on November 18, 2016. She was received by Mr. Humayun Zafar, President TIP and Dr. Abdul Jabbar, Dean TIP along with Mr. Gauhar Ajmal (Program Coordinator – Fashion Design Management and Apparel Manufacturing & Merchandising) and Mr. Asif Imran (Program Coordinator – Textile Sciences).
Later on, she was shown a documentary on TIP. Mr. Gauhar Ajmal elaborately briefed her as to how and for what purpose TIP was formed way back in 1994, with a special focus on its initial academic collaboration with Clemson University, North Carolina, USA and then subsequently with University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).
The President and Dean accompanied Ms. Carabelli for a detailed tour of the campus and apprised her with the facilities being offered to the students at the Main Campus. Ms. Carabelli was full of praise for the Class Rooms and Lecture Rooms, Spinning, Weaving, Apparel and Wet Processing Laboratories, Purpose Built Library, the Amphitheater, the Eqbal Ahmed Students’ Activity Centre and the Auditorium along with the serene environment of the premises spread over fifty acres of land.
Ms. Carabelli affirmed the management of TIP that she will earnestly endeavor to further improve the Institute’s educational amenities, textile machinery and laboratory equipment in particular, in collaboration with ACIMIT.