H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK attended inauguration ceremony of Sir Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson College, Oxford. The ceremony took place in the Haldane Room of Wolfson College, Oxford and was attended by, among others, Lord Chris Patten, former Presidents of College, Ambassadors, senior government officials and members of academia.
The High Commissioner felicitated Sir Tim Hitchens on his election as the new President of a prestigious institution and wished him well with his new role.
In his interaction with Sir Tim Hitchens and Prof. Matthew McCartney, Director of South Asia Studies at Oxford, the High Commissioner discussed academic collaboration between Pakistani educational institutions and Oxford University. Professor Matthew McCartney would soon be going to Pakistan as Visiting Professor.
The High Commissioner also interacted with Pakistani students currently studying at Oxford University.