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New campus of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology to open in Gawadar: Zahid Hamid - Press Note issued by Press Information Department

May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 (PPI-OT)

Following is the text of press note issued by Press Information Department (PID)


During a meeting with the Chief Minister Balochistan Dr.Abdul Malik, the Federal Minster for Science and Technology Mr. Zahid Hamid, made an offer for the establishment of a new campus of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) in Gawadar shortly.

Dr. Abdul Malik readily accepted the offer and expressed his gratitude to Mr. Zahid Hamid and the federal government for opening campus of this prestigious institute in Gawadar which will definitely go a long way in the economic prosperity of the people Balochistan.

Highlighting the importance of the CIIT Gawadar Campus the Minister said that market oriented disciplines would be taught to the students like Marine sciences, Geo physics, Information Technology, Management Sciences and Oceanography.

He reiterated the commitment of the government and said that development in the field of science and technology was the top priority of the present government.

By the establishment of CIIT campus at Gawadar, a quality education would be provided to the students of Balochistan in their own province, the Minister added. He also offered scholarships for the Students of Balochistan at the CIIT main campus at Islamabad.

The Chief Minister thanked the Minister for the generous offer and said that the Government of Balochistan would provide land and other facilities to materialize this noble idea of the federal government at the earliest

Dr, Junaid Zadi, Rector CIIT and senior officials of the Ministry of Science and Technology were also present in the meeting.

For more information, contact:Haji Ahmed MalikPrincipal Information OfficerPress Information Department (PID)Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326Email:


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Source: Pakistan Official News

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