Author: Editorial Staff

The Mustafa Mohyuddin Syed Memorial Fund donates 2.5million to GCU

The Mustafa Mohyuddin Syed Memorial Fund donated rupees 2.5 million to the Government College University Lahore Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) for the scholarships of financially-challenged students. Ms Rukhshanda Wasif and Ms Rafia Hussain, the trustees of the memorial fund, handed over the donation cheque to Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah at a graceful ceremony at the university, where GCU-EFT trustees Mian Misbhaur Rehman & Mr Zia Haider Rizvi, and Executive Committee Secretary Prof Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt were also present. Speaking on the occasion, Ms Rukhshanda Wasif said that they had great trust in working of GCU...

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FAPUASA submits concern over VC’s eligibility criteria to HED

The Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association has submitted reservations and suggestions on controversial eligibility criteria regarding appointment of vice chancellors at public sector universities to Higher Education Department. According to their letter addressed to HED Secretary, signed by FAPUASA Punjab President Prof Dr Javed Ahmad, Central Vice President Prof Dr Shoaib Ahmed, UET TSA President Prof Dr Sohail Aftab Qureshi, Vice President Prof Dr Zafar Noon, PU syndicate members Prof Dr Sajid Rashid and Dr Mahboob Hussain and UET Syndicate Member   Prof Dr Abdul Sattar Shaker, FAPUASA has submitted that the new eligibility criteria had ignored some very...

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U.S. Universities: Seeking the Best and Brightest in Pakistan

Representatives from 27 U.S. universities traveled to Pakistan as part of the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan’s (USEFP) and Education USA’s effort to facilitate U.S. study opportunities for Pakistani students.  This 12th biannual South Asia Spring Tour marks the largest group of U.S. universities to visit Pakistan since USEFP began hosting such events in Spring 2011, including ten that traveled to Pakistan for the first time.During stops to Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, the representatives participated in college fairs, visited schools and universities, and met with students and their parents to share information regarding admissions, financial aid, and academic...

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Agriculture, SME and low cost housing to boost economy: Governor State Bank

State Bank of Pakistan’s Governor Tariq Bajwa has said that agriculture, SME and Low Cost Housing are the three major sectors that could contribute to the growth in economy of Pakistan. He was addressing an MoU signing ceremony held at Punjab University’s Vice Chancellor office between Punjab University Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and Meezan Bank Limited aimed at addressing capacity building challenges in SME banking. Dean Faculty of Science Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal, Registrar Dr. Muhammad Khalid Khan, IBA Incharge Mrs. Sajida Nisar, Meezan Bank Limited President & CEO Mr. Irfan Siddiqui and other officials were present on...

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Government College of Home Economics, Gulberg organized 54th Annual Sports Day

Government College of Home Economics, Gulberg organized 54th Annual Sports Day with traditional enthusiasm. The Chief Guest Dr. Shehla Javed Akram (CEO Akram Medical Complex) was welcomed by Principal Prof. Dr. Ambreen Sagheer, faculty members and students. The regular proceeding started with the recitation from the Holy Quran. A flag march-past performed showing discipline and organization. The children of Nursery school and special education wing (The Rising Angels) also perfumed on music. Among the other items were musical chair, three-legged race, sack race, Lemon in spoon race and Hula Hoop. Gymnastic, Aerobics and college band received special applause from...

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