LONDON: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday visited the University of London during his visit to the UK and met the university’s Vice Chancellor and other education experts. 

Talking to media persons, the chief minister stated that his visit to the university had been very successful.

He said that a detailed discussion was held with different British departments.

He added that the idea of reaping benefits from the experiences of the British department regarding School Leadership program was also agreed upon during the meeting. CM Punjab stated that this will help in the development of education in Punjab.

Shahbaz Sharif also said that a Memorendum of Understanding (MOU) had also been signed with a British institute which will provide better facilities to the youth for training in areas of skill development. He further added that this will open up new job opportunities for skilled and talented youngsters in the international market.

CM Shahbaz also requested support in the education department from the Vice Chancellor of the university during the meeting.The CM was briefed on the international operation of the university. 

Shahbaz Sharif left for UK earlier his week on an official visit. The minister has been scheduled to meet important British leaders and head of different departments.

CM will discuss the policies to fortify the bilateral ties with United Kingdom (UK) while he will also meet the Pakistanis living abroad.

Shahbaz Sharif stated that UK and Pakistan are enjoying friendly and economic relations. He said that his visit will further strengthen the associations with the British government.