Dr. Safdar Ali Shah, Director General of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Visiting Silk Road Training Base
巴基斯坦高等教育委员会总干事 Safdar Ali Shah 访问丝路培训基地
On April 1st, 2019, Dr. Safdar Ali Shah, Director General of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, visited Xi'an Jiaotong University and had talk with President Wang ShuGuo in Room 107 of the Science Hall. President Wang ShuGuo gave a brief introduction to the Silk Road University Alliance that was established under the initiation of Xi'an Jiaotong University, which was highly praised by Dr. Safdar Ali Shah. The two sides had an in-depth discussion about further educational cooperation between China and Pakistan. Dr. Safdar Ali Shah also visited IKCEST Silk Road Training Base, and met with the Pakistani students studying here in Xi'an Jiaotong University.
2019年4月1日，巴基斯坦高等教育委员会总干事 Safdar Ali Shah 来访西安交通大学，王树国校长在科学馆107会见了Safdar Ali Shah博士，王树国校长简要介绍了由西安交通大学发起的丝路大学联盟，Safdar Ali Shah博士也对丝路大学联盟表示了高度赞赏，双方就中巴高等教育合作方面展开了深入探讨。Safdar Ali Shah来方期间，访问了IKCEST丝路培训基地，并亲切接见了西安交通大学巴基斯坦留学生。
Dr. Safdar Ali Shah obtained his doctorate degree in British Literature and joined Parkistani Army. He graduated from the Pakistan Military Academy with a Sword of Honor and was commissioned into the Department of Education of the Pakistani Army, which he served for 32 years. He has held important educational and administrative positions such as president of Burn Hall College, Director of resreach center of Pakistani Military Academy, Chairman of Board of Higher Education for Armed Forces, and Educational Director of the Army. He was also member of the advisory board of the Pakistani Army Journal and the Defence Review.
Safdar Ali Shah 博士获得了英国文学学位并加入了陆军。他毕业于巴基斯坦军事学院，被授予荣誉之剑。毕业后进入巴基斯坦陆军教育部队服役32年。他曾担任重要的教育和行政职务，如伯恩霍尔学院校长，巴基斯坦军事学院研究主任，武装部队高等教育委员会主席和陆军教育主任。他也是巴基斯坦陆军期刊和国防评论的顾问委员会成员。
Accompanied by Chen Ling, vice dean of School of Continuing Education, Dr. Safdar visited the office of Silk Road Training Base. Chen Ling introduced the development of the Silk Road Training Base and its cooperation with other universities both inside and outside China.
在Safdar Ali Shah博士访问期间，在西安交通大学继续教育学院副院长陈灵的陪同下，Safdar 博士参观了IKCEST丝路培训基地办公室，陈灵副院长向Safdar Ali Shah博士介绍了IKCEST丝路培训基地的发展现状以及与国内外高校的合作情况。
To provide Dr. Safdar a clearer picture about the IKCEST Silk Road training programs, Dr. Du HaiPeng gave a more detailed introduction to the infrastructure and online platform of the Silk Road Training Base, and showed the promotional video of the UNESCO IKCEST, of which Dr. Safdar thought highly. After the visit, Dr. Safdar met with Pakistani students studying in Xi’an Jiaotong University and had an intimate talk with them about educational policies, Pakistani students’ life here in China, the importance of cooperation between universities, etc. Students all actively expressed their thoughts and feelings, which resulted in a very good atmosphere.
为让Safdar 博士深入了解IKCEST丝路工程科技发展专项培训，参观结束后，杜海鹏博士在IKCEST丝路培训基地专用教室内详细地介绍了 IKCEST 丝路培训基地的架构和线上平台，并播放了联合国教科文组织国际工程科技知识中心的宣传片，受到了Safdar博士的高度肯定。随后，Safdar 博士与西安交通大学的巴基斯坦留学生举行了亲切会谈。Safadar博士与留学生们从教育政策、留学生活、高校合作等多个方面进行了深入交流。交流会上同学们踊跃发言，氛围良好。
Arshad Farooq, a Pakistani student, said, “I am deeply impressed with what Dr. Safdar said. He said a man without capability, wisdom or expertise can’t make real progress in his work. Therefore we young people must study and work with concentration, devotion and effort, always harboring a humble heart which is eager for knowledge and determined for progress.”
巴基斯坦留学生 Arshad Farooq 表示：“我会牢记他的建议，他说人在工作中如果没有能力、智慧和技能，是无法进步的。因此，要专心、专注、努力的工作，要保持一颗求知若渴、锐意进取的心”。
The Pakistani students all extended their gratitude toward Silk Road Training Base for offering them the opportunities to learn more in China and to meet and talk with Dr. Safdar. This meeting has greatly encouraged the Pakistani students, and prepared them to contribute their effort to the future development both China and Pakistan.