IBA becomes officially member of UN Virtual Institute
IBA officially becomes member of UN’s Virtual Institute
Karachi: The Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (IBA) has become first academic institute of the country to become member of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s Virtual Institute (VI). A statement issued on Tuesday informed that Dr Aadli Nakhoda, assistant professor of economics, would act as IBA’s VI coordinator.
He will be supported by Chairperson Department Economics and Finance, Dr KtoJut Bari. The IBA would exchange research projects of its faculty of business administration, department of economics and finance and the centre of business and economic research (CBER).
The varsity has also offered to provide facilities to hold trainings in Pakistan as well as contribute its faculty staffers and their data sources to the VI network. “The university also wishes to enrich teaching by adding more up-to-date case studies from the VI and the network,” it said.
“Creating localised teaching materials and developing programmes for workshops targeted at academic and government audiences in cooperation with the VI.”
This cooperation with the VI would help to promote and further develop the academic and research activities in Pakistan in the field of international and development economics, the statement read.