Punjab University called on Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran

Lahore:August 25: A delegation of office-bearers of Punjab University Academic Staff Association on Wednesday called on PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran at committee room of his office.

According to a press release issued here, ASA President Prof Dr Sajid Rashid, Secretary Dr Mahboob Hussain, Vice-President Prof Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry, Dr Azhar Naeem, Joint Secretary Dr Muhammad Shafiq and Principal Law College Dr Shazia Naureen Qureshi were present on the occasion.

University of Animal Sciences French Language Classes

Lahore:August 25:The Department of Parasitology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore in collaboration with French Institute Lahore (Alliance Francaise de Lahore), is starting three-month French Language preparatory classes for A1 level certificate examination.

According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, starting from August 29, there will be three classes of two hours duration in a week at the Department of Parasitology, UVAS City Campus. Dr Muhammad Imran Rashid, Assistant Professor, is the resource person of the course.The news.

Govt to promote Digital learning in Schools

Lahore:23 August:The government will provide funds for introducing modern technology to teach school students, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Monday.

He was presiding over a meeting to review Khadim-i-Punjab Schools Programme. He approved addition of the Smart Schools project to the programme.

“Students will be taught with the help of modern technology through smart schools and LED screens will be installed in classrooms. Tablets will also be given to the teachers under this project,” he said.

University of Management and Technology Open house

Lahore:23 August:School of Business and Economics (SBE) at University of Management and Technology (UMT) organised an open house at a local hotel here on Monday.

According to a press release, a good number of freshmen and faculty members attended the event which comprised of separate sessions for BBA, MBA, MS and PhD programmes followed by an interactive session by School’s American Dean Mr Bob Wheeler.

Rising Sun Education Lahore I-Day Ceremony

Lahore:23 August:A ceremony was held in connection with Independence Day at a charity organisation the other day.

Children presented special programmes at Rising Sun Education and Welfare Society's Institute for Special Children. The organization’s vice president Mahmood Ahmed, secretary general Col (retd) Saleem Raza Khan, joint secretary Dr Shahzad Tawwab, SEI Pervaiz and others distributed prizes and sweets were among the children.The news.

Promotion of Higher Education in Universities

Lahore:23 August: Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting which reviewed measures for promotion of higher education in universities of the province.

    Secretary Higher Education gave a detailed briefing on the occasion.  Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said education is the key to success and a bright future for the country and all-out measures have been taken for the promotion of education in the province.

Baloch students allowed to take entrance test

LAHORE:August 22:Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on the request of Balochistan Chief Minister Sana Ullah Zehri has granted permission to male and female students residing in Balochistan and holding domicile of Punjab to take entrance test of medical colleges arranged by University of Health Sciences. According to a handout issued Sunday, the spokesman informed that special relaxation of one day has been granted to those male and female students who did not submit their applications for participation in the test for admission in medical colleges of Punjab due to bomb blast in Quetta.

Deadline for transfer applications extended SED

Lahore:19 August:The School Education Department (SED) has issued a notification extending the deadline for applying for transfers till August 25.

The SED had earlier lifted the ban on transfer of teaching staff with effect from July 27. The SED had declared that the transfer policy formulated in 2013 would be followed in dealing with the request. Teachers seeking transfers had been told to submit their applications by August 13. The SED had told teachers that a merit list would be put up after their applications were scrutinised.


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