Roots International Schools and Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry sign deal to create linkage between industry and academia
Rawalpindi, September 22, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Roots International Schools (RIS) and Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create linkage between industry and academia thus resulting in economic growth and stability in the country. MOU signed by CEO RIS, Mr. Walid Mushtaq and President RCCI , Mr. Syed Asad Mashahdi in a ceremony .
On the occassion both the parties wished to promote and carry out collaborative activities in furtherance of common interest of the organizations. The purpose of this MOU is to exchange educational resource material of mutual interest, favour collaborative research projects and encourage its members to take part in conferences seminars and other professional activities organized by the institution.RCCI senior vice president Mian Hmayoun Pervez ,Mr. Saqib Rafique and other members were present on the ocassion
This MoU obliges both parties to a certain set of rules which benefits each organization and its members eventually. President RCCI Syed Asad Mashahdi said that corporate linkage between industry and academia is need of the day and in this regard MOU will be proven as milestone . RCCI is well aware of the significance of academia-industry linkage in recent era and have already signed MoUs with other universities of the region
CEO RIS, Mr. Walid Mushtaq said that Roots International Schools is going to make it certain that they extend a huge wave off of admission fee to the children of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry members as well as other staff . Moreover, Roots International Schools will provide RCCI extended cooperation in business, research and sharing of resources for the uplift of academic and business activities inside the country. The MOU signed employs RIS to identify challenges the corporate sector encounters in the area of Corporate Academia relationship hence, the students will make presentation on these challenges before joint sittings of Roots International Schools and the Rawalpindi Chamber, Commerce and Industries.
Mr.Walid Mushtaq said “At Roots International Schools we create a learning community where students can fulfill their personal potential by contributing in quality learning experiences, prepare for a lifetime of trials and opportunities, and develop a personal vision of a preferred future. Being the pioneer in advance learning techniques, the students of RIS, with exceptional intellectual base, have managed to break the world records when it comes to distinctions and scholarships from international universities bringing home, pride for the institution.”
CEO Ris further added that Roots International Career Acceleration Program (RICAP) empowers students and alumni to translate their academic foundation, regardless of major or background, into professional success. Through industry-specific training, global networking connections, and opportunities to put a world-class education into practice, RICAP is helping students embark upon successful futures.
CEO RIS said that RIS will nominate suitable candidates for the internship programs in Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industries. In addition to this, the students of RIS will benefit greatly from work experience by putting theory into practice, eventually they shall be considered for job placements at RCCI if they fulfill their criteria and merit.
For more information, contact:
Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
39A – Mayo Road, Civil Lines, Rawalpindi, Pakistan