Endoscopic ultrasound workshop in Ameer-ud-Din Medical College

Lahore:September 30:The first three-day international endoscopic ultrasound workshop, organised by Lahore General Hospital has commenced at a local hotel on Thursday.

Post Graduate Medical Institute and Ameer-ud-Din Medical College Principal Prof Ghias-ud-Din Tayyab presided over the inaugural session of the workshop, which is scheduled to continue for three days.

Degree awarding private institutes can’t offer franchise’

Lahore:September 30:Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has made it clear that no private degree awarding institution (DAI) will be allowed to offer its franchise, affiliation or study centre and directed the DAIs across the province to annul all such affiliations and franchises, and stop current admissions immediately.

The decision was made during a meeting of the PHEC governing body on Thursday which was held to address the issues of unlawful sub-campuses, affiliations and franchises of private sector DAIs in Punjab.

Education pact: Universities ink cooperation agreement

MULTN:29 September :The Bahauddin Zakariya University of Multan and the Allama Iqbal Open University have signed a five-year cooperation agreement to enhance mutual interest and understanding.

“It is essential to define a working relationship between educational institutions to foster cooperation in the field of education and research,” BZU spokesperson Prof Dr Abdul Quddus Sohaib said at the signing ceremony held on Wednesday.

Education sector’s neglected areas identified as JESR-II ends

Lahore:September 29:Recommendations to focus on and mitigate key issues challenging the development of education sector in the province were the highlight of the second, and final, day of the Joint Education Sector Review – II (JESR-II), held by the government on Wednesday.

Focus on easing access to education, improving quality, governance, intra and inter-departmental coordination as well as cooperation with districts were a few of the most important suggestions given by experts so as to improve education in Sindh.

Punjab University Student’s distinction

Lahore:September 29: Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Sciences student Farooq Ahmed participated in Global Entrepreneurship Summer School and his team won Global Entrepreneurship Summer School Award.

    According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, Ahmed was one of the 35 participants who were selected on scholarship to attend the event out of more than 1,000 applicants around the world.

Facilitating students: 100 schools to get water purifying plants

MULTAN:September 28:New water purification plants worth Rs40 million will be installed at 100 government schools in Multan, said District Coordination Officer Nadir Chattha while speaking to journalists on Tuesday.

He said the district government fulfilled its promise of provision of clean drinking water to the students and citizens by making 80 water purification plants functional.

Water purification plants would be set up in two rooms of a school building while the school principal and chairman of the union council concerned would supervise their installation.


Rawalpindi:September 28: The 56th academic Council of the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) was held here on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, Vice Chancellor at main campus. Senior Faculty members, teaching heads, librarian, registrar, deans of faculties, directors of institutes and controller examination also attended the meeting.

Gordonians bag two positions

Rawalpindi:September 28:Shoaib Ahmed and Omair Karamat of Government Gordon College have secured 2nd and 3rd Positions respectively in the Humanities Group of Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) 2nd Year Examination-2016.  According to details, Shoaib got the 2nd Position securing 828 marks in Arabic, Islamiyat, and Health and Physical Education, while Omair Karamat scored 825 marks to bag the 3rd position in Civics, Psychology and History group. Principal Dr.

Teachers to join PTI march

Lahore:September 28:All Usataza Alliance Punjab has announced joining the PTI’s Raiwind March on September 30 against the government for not redressing grievances of teaching staff of the province.

This was stated by AUAP central President Sufi Muhammad Ramzan while talking to a delegation of Punjab Teachers Union here on Tuesday.

Quality educational institution being built in Gwadar: CM

Lahore:September 28:Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government is working on the project of Khadim-e-Punjab Bahria Model School and College in Gwadar which will play an important role in providing quality education to children of Balochistan.

He said a high standard educational institution was being constructed in Gwadar for the children of this area.


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