Universities launch green campuses programm

Lahore:February 10: A number of public sector universities of the province Thursday organised ceremonies including tree plantation and walk under the Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programm At Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir launched a tree plantation campaign at the varsity’s Centre for Integrated Mountain & Research (CIMR) with other government and non-government organisations. Director CIMR Dr Khalida Khan, deans of various faculties, faculty members and a large number of students were present.

Media asked to leave Kinnaird College Function

Lahore:February 10:An unpleasant situation developed at a ceremony at Kinnaird College on Thursday where National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was the chief guest. The speaker requested electronic media persons to leave the hall if they wanted to take the footage as the event was supposed to be private. The media persons informed the speaker that the PID had invited them to cover the event. Earlier, some media teams faced difficulty to get an access to the college to cover the event.

Higher education being reformed’

Lahore:February 10:Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gillani has said a comprehensive reforms programme is under way to develop higher education sector according to needs of the 21st century so that the country could progress through human resource development. Chairing a meeting at Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC), the minister said for this purpose research-based activities were being fully encouraged and the teachers were provided capacity building opportunities.

Growth linked to entrepreneur education

Lahore:February 10:A conference was organised by FPCCI in collaboration with a non-profit organisation on “Inclusion of entrepreneurial theme in educational The news...................................... syllabus: the way forward to inclusive tolerant, peaceful and prosperous Pakistan” Representative of FPCCI, Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, academia, media, civil society, financial sector and senior journalists participated in the conference. Participants of the conference discussed the seriousness of the issues, including social, political, economic and education in country.

University of Engineering Lahore mine owners sign MoU

Lahore:February 08: Mining Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) and Geo-Mineral Associates on Tuesday signed an memorandum of understanding (MoU) for review and analysis of coal mine support system of Punjab, Pakistan.’’ According to a press release, Mining Engineering Department Chairman Dr Zulfiqar Ali and Pakistan Mines Owner Association Chairman Muhammad Khalid Pervaiz signed the MoU, focusing on identifying malfunctioning in support system of mines in Punjab and presenting solutions for them.

Issue degrees to Bahuddin Zakrya University students: LHC

Lahore:February 08: A full bench of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday directed the Bahuddin Zakrya University (BZU) to issue, as an interim measure, degrees to the students who passed the examinations at Lahore sub-campus. The LHC full bench headed by Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar issued the order while hearing a number of petitions filed by the students challenging non-recognition of their degrees and admission at the university.

Best education facilities priority: CM

Lahore:February 08: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said lecturers of foreign professors will help the students get modern and standardised education, and a programme in this regard should be finalised immediately and implemented. The CM chaired a meeting on Tuesday to review steps to promote modern and standardised education in government universities and colleges, and development on various aspects of Lahore Knowledge Park. The meeting decided to launch a programme of online lecturers of foreign professors.

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