Moot discusses multifaceted realm of AI

By Our Correspondent
May 18, 2024
The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore. — UET website/File

LAHORE: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore organised an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit here on Friday, which brought together industry, academia, and the public sector to delve into the multifaceted realm of AI and its profound implications for Pakistan's technological landscape.


Prof Dr Shahid Munir, Chairperson of the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC), Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Rector GIKI, Vice Chancellor UET, Prof. Dr. Nasir Hayat, and others attended the opening ceremony. Addressing the participants, Engr.

Javed Saleem Qureshi said, "In the dynamic realm of modern AI, it's the clarity of vision that will propel us towards a future where AI serves as a force for good, enhancing human capabilities and enriching lives worldwide."

Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid said, "We have the opportunity to align ourselves with global standards by embracing modern techniques and staying updated. This can only be achieved if our graduates, teachers, faculty members, and policymakers all actively engage as stakeholders in this journey."

In the panel discussion, Dr Waqar Mahmood, Dr Atif Alvi, Dr Ali Hammad, Dr Ali Raza, Dr Rizwan, and Dr Sadia Gondal from the academic sector provided insightful perspectives on the challenges and opportunities presented by AI, both domestically and globally whereas from the industry, Hussain Bhatti, Ahmad Manzoor, and Ehmad Zubair, shared valuable insights from the corporate perspective.