China grants Rs.2b for smart varsity project

BEIJING: China will provide Pakistan with an unrequited assistance of Rs 2.048 billion for completion of a smart university transformation project.
The project belongs to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework to promote Pakistan’s economic and social development. The first phase of the pilot program includes 50 public universities, according to, a Chinese news website. The project aims to create a more attractive university environment by introducing advanced digital technologies in universities.–Agencies