Senior officials from LKPC held preliminary deliberations at German Embassy in Pakistan to identify prospects of partnership with German institutes of higher education. Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri, CEO, LKPC and Lt. Gen (Retd) Mohammad Akram Khan called on the German Ambassador, H.E Mr. Martin Kobler on October 10, 2017.

CEO LKPC briefed the Ambassador about the detailed concept plan and salient features of Lahore Knowledge Park as the first knowledge and innovation hub of the country. H.E Mr. Martin Kobler ensured embassy’s assistance to connect LKPC with the institutes of higher education in Germany. The meeting was resolved with quantitative action points to make progress towards prospective partnership.

Dr. Zubair Iqbal

Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri, CEO LKPC met the ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan, H.E Ms. Ingrid Johansson in Islamabad on October 9, 2017.

Dr, Zubair apprised the ambassador about the LKPC’s ongoing academic outreach drive in Sweden. He also briefed her about the prospects of hosting Karolinska Cancer teaching, research and treatment institute at Lahore Knowledge Park. H.E the ambassador appreciated the concept plan of LKP and affirmed her support for the project.

34th IASP Annual World Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey from 26th to 29th September marking IASP’s thirty four years of accumulating and sharing knowledge on global and local innovation ecosystems. IASP is the worldwide network of science parks and areas of innovation. It is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, as well as being a founding member of the World Alliance for Innovation – WAINOVA. This year’s conference was outlined to articulate the future strategy for science parks all around the world and how this industry can accelerate its contribution to the global economic development through innovation, entrepreneurship and the transfer of knowledge and technology. As Lahore Knowledge Park is one of the members of IASP (International Association of Science Parks & Areas of Innovation), CEO LKPC, Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri attended 34th IASP Annual World Conference. As a speaker in the pitch session, Dr. Zubair specifically spoke about Pakistan as an emerging Knowledge Economy. He also talked about the vision and interventions of Lahore Knowledge Park to drive a globally connected innovation ecosystem for Pakistan. The global gathering was thronged with delegates from science parks and innovation clusters, sharing some of the most disruptive ideas and initiatives.

As part of company’s international outreach drive, Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri, CEO LKPC held meetings with senior representatives of Middle East Technical University (METU) and ODTU. TEKNOKENT in Turkey. The meetings held in continuation to the preliminary discussions with the delegation from TIKA (Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency) at the office of LKPC in July 2017. The purpose of the meeting was to explore the opportunities of partnership with the Turkish varsity and technology park to establish a university at Lahore Knowledge Park.


Defense Day Commemoration Ceremony was held at College of Arts & Design, University of the Punjab, on September 20, 2017 to commemorate the valor of our soldiers with which they successfully defended their homeland in 1965. Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri, CEO LKPC attended the ceremony as Guest of Honor. Vice Chancellor Punjab University, Professor Dr. Zafar Moeen was the Chief Guest at the event. Ceremony was attended by luminaries from academia, national security forces and representatives from social sector.