Lahore Knowledge Park

Lahore Knowledge Park (LKP) is an under-construction science park located on a 852 acres located on Bedian Road in Lahore District, Pakistan.[1][2][3]

Owned and managed by the Lahore Knowledge Park Company with an initial investment of $1 billion, of which $200 million is invested by Government of Punjab. The project is designed by Frost & Sullivan. The park include's universities, science and innovation hubs, a retail and central business district, a residential district, an entertainment zone and green areas.[4]

Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center is under construction in the park.[5]

MasterplanEdit

The park's masterplan divides it into five categories:[6]

  • life sciences and bio-technology,
  • design and creative industry,
  • information technology,
  • computer sciences
  • and science and engineering

As of 2016, the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and Lancaster University will jointly set up a graduate school in the park.[7][8][9] Information Technology University will also move its campus to the park.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lahore Knowledge Park | HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT". hed.punjab.gov.pk. Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  2. ^ "Lahore Knowledge Park master plan approved". Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  3. ^ "Cosmopolitan effect: Knowledge Park to attract international universities - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2017-01-29. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  4. ^ "A billion dollar project, Lahore Knowledge Park, to produce 11,200 PhDs". 2016-07-25. Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  5. ^ "CEO LKP talks about creation of a knowledge park in Lahore". Business Recorder. Retrieved 2017-03-21.
  6. ^ "Looking beyond infrastructure, Punjab builds knowledge park - The Express Tribune". 2016-07-24. Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  7. ^ "Lahore Knowledge Park Company".
  8. ^ "Pacts for Lahore Knowledge Park". Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  9. ^ "CEO LKP talks about creation of a knowledge park in Lahore". Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  10. ^ "Sharif reviews Lahore Knowledge Park Project". Retrieved 2016-08-13.