EU Roadshow 2023
On February 16, 2023, the European Union (EU) commenced a roadshow to commemorate 60 years of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and the EU. This event was held in collaboration with the Office of International Affairs, LUMS. It was attended by Mr. Thomas Seiler, EU Deputy Head of Mission to Pakistan and Mr. Paolo Londero, EU First Secretary. They were welcomed by the leadership of LUMS including Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor; Dr. Tariq Jadoon, Provost; Mr. Mohammed Ali Khan, Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives; Dr. Muhammad Sabieh Anwar; Dean Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering; Dr. Farrukh Khan, Director, Office of International Affairs.
The event began with a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by Mr. Thomas Seiler and Dr. Arshad Ahmad to inaugurate the Exhibit. Following this, a modular panel exhibit was showcased, providing an array of informative material pertaining to Erasmus. This exhibit comprised a total of 13 modular panels, and it was facilitated by a team of student volunteers from LUMS, who actively disseminated information and engaged with students and staff in attendance. As part of the roadshow, the DostiTruck was stationed at the LUMS campus for the day. Subsequent to the preceding activity, an information session was conducted wherein Mr. Thomas Seiler and Mr. Paolo Londero delivered a presentation regarding the European Union and its esteemed educational initiative, the Erasmus+ programme.
The session proved to be an exceptional opportunity for students to augment their understanding and insight concerning the scholarship programs. Mr. Waqar Baig, who is an Erasmus Mundus scholar, shared his experience with the students. The event was concluded with a Q&A session..