Knowledge Corridor:Four famous universities of the world are likely to establish their campuses at the Knowledge Park Lahore.It is estimated that the project will generate around Rs173 billion in labour income, Rs 35 billion in tax revenue, 40,000 jobs and produce 11,200 PhDs in the 25 years following its completion.
Zaman said the government wants to get two of these universities operational by the start of 2018 and as many during the course of the same year.
He said these universities will open with four or five disciplines and later expand. He added the names of the institutes would be disclosed after a formal agreement is reached.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a high level meeting to review the Lahore Knowledge Park Project. Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said the provincial government handed over land to an IT University which will build its campus at Lahore Knowledge Park by the start of 2018.