External collaborations


MoU Signed between CBS- SDSB and CSA- PAS

On Tuesday, April 9th 2019, a five-member delegation from the Civil Services Academy (CSA), Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS) visited the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Dr. Zehra Waheed, Assistant Professor, Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) along with numerous other professors welcomed the delegation. The visit was arranged by SDSB’s Centre for Business & Society (CBS).

In line with SDSB’s mission to “Impact the practice of management” and CBS’ mandate of impacting policy making by fostering innovative channels of knowledge exchange, CBS and CSA-PAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the revision and redesigning of the Course of Public Administration and Management for the Specialized Training Programme of the Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS).


The delegation was highly enthusiastic regarding the promotion of knowledge sharing between the LUMS faculty and the Civil Services Academy. Dr Alnoor Bhimani, Dean SDSB and VC LUMS Arshad Ahmad expressed gratitude to the delegation and were hopeful that this MoU would bring about a new phase of theory-meets-practice and would lead to administrative efficiency in the public sector.


The distinguished delegation from the CSA-PAS included: Mr. Suhail Aamir, Director General CSA; Mr. Zulfiqar Younas, Director Common Training Programme (CTP); Mr. Sucrat Aman Rana, Director PAS, Mr. Muhammad Asim, Chief Instructor and Mr. Rehmat Wali Khan, Deputy Director PAS.


Mr. Suhail Aamir presented a trophy to VC Arshad Ahmad and a shield to Dr Alnoor Bhimani, as a token of appreciation. The MoU signing ceremony marked the beginning of a first-of-its kind collaboration between CBS-SDSB and CSA-PAS.