KIU will work with Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation and Tourism Department on promotion of Eco-tourism in the Gilgit-Baltistan region. This was agreed in the meeting between Vice Chancellor KIU Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah and Managing Director PTDC and Add Secretary Cabinet Division Syed Waqar-Ul-Hassan, held at Islamabad. Vice Chancellor invited them to attend the International Conference on Mountaineering, Eco-tourism and Hospitality to be held at KIU-Hunza campus in June, 2019. He also shared the proposal on Karakoram International Institute of Eco-Tourism Hospitality and Mountaineering at Hunza, which was appreciated by the delegation. PTDC and KIU will sign an MoU on students’ internships, trainings and joint programs. This MoU will be signed in forthcoming conference. Later KIU Souvenir was presented to him.
Prof.Dr. Attaullah Shah, Vice Chancellor, KIU met Mr. Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, Federal Minister Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, today in his Chamber. Vice Chancellor shared various initiatives and projects of KIU with the federal minister. further, VC shared the proposal of Karamoram International Institute of Tourism, Hospitality and Mountaineering (KITHM) to be establish at Hunza which was highly appreciated by the honorable minister. He assured to further submit this proposal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for full support as tourism is the top priority of Prime Minster and the government.Vice Chancellor invited federal minister to attend the International Conference on Mountaineering, Eco Tourism and Hospitality (IC-METH, 2019) at Hunza, which he accepted graciously.
Ms. Samana Rahim, student of BS-Tourism and Hospitality Management KIU Hunza Campus got second position in ski competition conducted by ” Pakistan Youth Outreach” held at Shimshal valley at 4300m altitude.
A workshop on Quality assurance and office automation was held at campus. Faculty and management participated in the fruitful workshop.