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U.S. Consul General’s Visit to TIP

Mr. Brian Heath, the Consul General of USA paid a visit to TIP Main Campus, along with Sean Robinson, Economic Officer and Mark Kendrick, Public Affairs Officer on 9th December 2015.

The Consul General and his entourage were warmly greeted by Mr. Abdul Majeed (Chancellor TIP), Mr. Nadeem Maqbool (Chairman, Board of Governors) and Mr. Humayun Zafar (President TIP). On that occasion, Dr. Abdul Jabbar (Dean TIP) and the Program Coordinators were also present.

Mr. Heath was extremely impressed by the facilities and the programs which are offered to students. Later on, he was shown a documentary on TIP. The Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Governors elaborately briefed the Consul General 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).

Later on, Mr. Brian Heath and his team paid a visit to the different departments at TIP, the Apparel and Fashion labs and addressed the students in the auditorium, who came in large numbers to attend the session.