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Pakistan’s food contamination higher than African countries: Dr. Qadeer

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KU had produced great personalities who excelled in every social class and I feel immense pleasure to come to Karachi University, globally recognized for its academic and research credentials. Its graduates are serving on distinguished posts both in Pakistan and distinct parts of the world said renowned nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan while speaking […]…Read More

HEC’s significant role in higher education in Pakistan

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Preston University, Islamabad campus has hosted a high- profile panel discussion to argument about the position of higher education in Pakistan and role played by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in supporting the higher education sector of Pakistan. Preston University, Islamabad has organized the event to mark the ‘15th Anniversary’ of the HEC. Honest and […]…Read More

Pakistan will soon reach higher economic growth: ADB

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Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Wencai Zhang said Pakistan can achieve good economic status in coming years if we observe the pace of ongoing work for economic growth. “I am truly impressed by the efforts of Pakistan government to stabilize the macroeconomic indicators showed encouraging performance in the country during recent years. The […]…Read More

No compromise on higher education

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article image ISLAMABAD-The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan organized 6th meeting of all the Accreditation Councils to discuss various accreditation issues pertaining to different disciplines, universities and their campuses. While chairing the meeting, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed stressed the need for close coordination and joint effort to ensure quality of higher education in the country. "The two most important issues facing the higher education sector…Read More

Govt intends to increase higher education grant

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PESHAWAR: Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Engr Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman said Pakistan is going on right path to progress and has come up from all crises due to positive policies of the federal government. Addressing a three-day International Conference on Earth Science Pakistan organized at Peshawar University Baragali Campus on Sunday, the state minister said the country is going on the path of success because of the long lasting policies introduced and…Read More

HEC-US collaboration to boost higher education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali has said that Pakistan-US university partnerships have been helping to promote higher education in Pakistan by utilising the experiences of US partners. While speaking at the a day-long Pak-US university partnerships follow-up workshop organised jointly by HEC and US Embassy, HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad said that the partnerships among the higher education institutions of the two countries will go a long way in achieving…Read More

Seminar discusses to raise higher education quality

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Directorate of Quality Enhancement (DQE) Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan has recently organized a one-day national seminar on "How to raise the quality of higher education" here in Lahore. Prof. Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy a renowned Pakistani scholar, essayist and national security analyst, was the resource person in the seminar. The seminar was attended by the principal officers and faculty members from the Virtual University of Pakistan from various stations…Read More

Seminar discusses to raise higher education quality

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Directorate of Quality Enhancement (DQE) Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan has recently organized a one-day national seminar on "How to raise the quality of higher education" here in Lahore. Prof. Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy a renowned Pakistani scholar, essayist and national security analyst, was the resource person in the seminar. The seminar was attended by the principal officers and faculty members from the Virtual University of Pakistan from various stations…Read More

Misadventure with higher education!

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The ongoing controversy over devolution of higher education to provinces has got intensified following the federating units are in the process of grasping this important sector but without any professional homework. The higher education, after the 18th amendment, was devolved to provinces keeping the central role with the at the centre. Though this initiative was taken to ensure transparency in affairs, better performance of institutions as well as lessen burden on the central HEC, yet the…Read More