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Archive for May 04,2015

  • HEC starts capacity building programme for provincial colleges

    Staff Report ISD: Capacity building of colleges affiliated with public sector universities has been started by mutual efforts of Academic Division, Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Provincial Education Departments.…Read More

  • Heavy Electrical Complex sold to Kenya based company

    Staff Report ISD: Heavy Electrical Complex was sold to M/s Cargill Holdings Limited, a Kenya based company, for Rs. 1.34 billion by Privatization Commission (PC) of Pakistan this satruday. Earlier, the sale of Heavy Electrical Complex was approved by the Cabinet Committee of Pakistan (CCoP) which was headed by Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar. The documents of the bidder M/s Cargill Holdings Limited were duly verified last month  Earnest money of Rs. 25 million was only submitted by one company out of 3 short listed bidders. The oth…Read More

  • LHC directs PTA to probe into illegal SIM issuance matter

    Staff Report ISD: Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed by the honorable Lahore High Court (LHC) to probe the fraudulent practice of issuance of SIM cards in the name of person who does not consent it.  Waheed Shahzad, a tax lawyer by profession had earlier taken the matter of illegal SIM Issuance on his CNIC to the LHC. Waheed Shahzad stated in his petition "In response to news published in various newspapers regarding illegal and unauthorised SIM cards issued by various mobile Phone companies/operators, …Read More

  • HEC Chairman urges indigenous solution to indigenous problems

    Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed is currently serving as Chairman, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He holds PhD from University of California, Riverside, USA, and bags rich experience of over 25 years in academic development and management; he is strong proponent of academia-industry collaboration. He has also served as Deputy Director General in Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organazation, Rabat and various other national and international organizations. Q 1: What was the state of HEC when you joined in as Chairman?  Dr. Mukhtar: It is a f…Read More