Tag: Council

Pakistan won the chairpersonship to FAO Council

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Pakistan has participated in FAO Council Chairmanship seat at Rome and due to the personal presence of Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Federal Minister MNFS&R won the election by a significant margin. The other countries for this slot were Slovakia, Cyprus, Indonesia, Albania and Bosnia. From Pakistan a scientist, Khalid Mehboob was nominated. Mehboob’s rich experience […]…Read More

ETC: a new test council for university admissions

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article image C2 HEC ISB: "Education Testing Council (ETC) a new council will run free standardised tests for university admissions, government will bear the cost of the test that will be conducted twice a year", said by Dr Mukhtar Ahmad, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC). These tests will initially be conducted for undergraduate admissions and subsequently for MS and PhD admissions. The ETC tests will be valid for a period of two years. Dr Mukhtar further said that ETC will…Read More

HEC sets up Tech Council to regulate degree programmes

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Higher Education Commission has established the National Technology Council (NTC), an accreditation council, to monitor and accredit technology related degree programmes. According to an official from the HEC, Major General (retd) Akbar Saeed Awan and Dr Kausar Malik have been appointed as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the council respectively. He said that the NTC has been assigned to take into consideration different aspects for accreditation of degree…Read More

Investiture ceremony of new PNS council held

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, former chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Enegry Commission (PAEC) has said that forums like Pakistan Nuclear Society need to share information with the masses about the peaceful uses of nuclear power and disseminate this information in a systematic way. He expressed these views while addressing the recently held investiture ceremony of newly-elected Council of Pakistan Nuclear Society (PNS) at the Comstech premises. A large number of members and…Read More

Academic Council, GCU approves seven new PG programmes

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article image Staff Report LHR: The Academic Council of Government College University (GCU), Lahore has recently sanctioned seven new postgraduate (PG) programmes. The approval was the outcome of the deliberations made in 15th Annual Meeting presided by Professor Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq ur Rahman, VC GCU. The PG programmes include highly modern professional fields. In addition, the rules and regulations, eligibility criteria of admission, number of seats, credit hours, and fee structure were also…Read More

Message from Prof. Dr. Anne-Catherine Robert-Hauglustaine Director General of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

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article image Greetings to museum colleagues of Pakistan on International Museum Day The International Council of Museums (ICOM) fosters international debate within the museum community to improve our work throughout the world, and established International Museum Day in 1977. It is a unique occasion for museums to promote activities and enjoyment in order to stir public awareness about the crucial role conferred to museums in today’s society. This interplay consists of a series of special…Read More

Academic Council, GCU approves seven new PG programmes

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article image Staff Report LHR: The Academic Council of Government College University (GCU), Lahore has recently sanctioned seven new postgraduate (PG) programmes. The approval was the outcome of the deliberations made in 15th Annual Meeting presided by Professor Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq ur Rahman, VC GCU. The PG programmes include highly modern professional fields. In addition, the rules and regulations, eligibility criteria of admission, number of seats, credit hours, and fee structure were also…Read More

Council formed for peasants rights protection

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Agrarian Reforms Council has been launched with the prime objective of developing the rural economy in the province. It also aims to tackle poverty by strengthening agriculture and supporting the rights of farmers and peasants. The council would act as an independent think tank giving recommendations for reviewing land and agrarian policies. Initially, it will take up some urgent issues, but over the time it might cover a wide range of agro-economic and environment…Read More

British Council pledges support for LCWU projects

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) is playing a significant role in women empowerment and the British Council will continue its cooperation for strengthening the institution and its projects, CEO British Council Pakistan Sir Martin Davidson has said. "The efforts of LCWU are on right direction in taking the lead in being one of the first universities to launch the programme and took keen interest in the projects showcased by the students," he said…Read More

Pakistan won ITU council seat!

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Pakistan has successfully secured itself a seat at the International Telecom Union. This win comes after eight years and will help showcase Pakistan and its potential in telecom and information technology on a global scale. Pakistan is expecting to secure another seat this year at International Telecom Union. International Telecom Union is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies - ICTs. However this time Pakistan is not competing on the Radio…Read More