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Education: HEC, Haier Group sign agreement

May 6, 2014

Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Haier Group signed an agreement under Prime Minister Youth Laptop Scheme in Islamabad on Monday. Under the agreement, Haier will manufacture 100,000 laptops, which will be distributed among postgraduate students across the country on merit basis.

The Advisor to Prime Minister Youth Scheme MNA Leila Khan after signing the agreement said the scheme will help boost economy and promote new era of technology. She said the PM's initiative will create new job opportunities for youth. Chairman HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed said HEC will introduce software license policy for the scheme.

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Source: Pakistan Press International