KU research centre declared food-testing lab

STAFF REPORT KHI: Indonesian Agricultural Quarantine Agency (IAQA) has declared HEJ, Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi (KU) standard laboratory for pesticide residue testing of food ingredients.

After having a substantial research in Pakistan, the IAQA has taken this decision to comply with Indonesian import regulations. The Industrial Analytical Centre (IAC), offering unique service in Pakistan, works under HEJ, Research Institute of Chemistry, International

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Higher Education Commission to augment its own testing service body

Staff Report ISD: Higher Education Commission (HEC) is set to launch its own testing service; following the trail of Lahore High Court (LHC) order dated March 2014 in which the private testing body National Testing Service (NTS) was deemed as illegal and HEC was directed to form a new testing service body.

The body will be responsible to conduct admission tests of universities, foreign and indigenous scholarship etc.

Instead of outsourcing the project of hiring of services of a

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