CM Buzdar commends role of private sector universities in promoting higher education

By Fazal Hussain Awan

| Published Sep 08, 2020 | 19:23 p.m.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that role of private sector’s universities in promoting higher education in the province is commendable. He was talking to the Chairman of All Pakistan Private Sector&rsquo's Universities Ch. Abdul Rehman called on him at the assembly chamber here on Tuesday and discussed matters about the promotion of higher education in the province.

Usman Buzdar said that meeting of the higher education reforms committee will be cal

led soon and he will personally review the matters pertaining to this committee. Similarly, vacant posts will be filled in the higher education department according to need and pending cases will also be disposed of as soon as possible.

Punjab government is going to open educational institutions from September 15 and instructions have been issued for compliance with SOPs in all educational institutions to overcome the spread of the virus, he added. Speaking during the meeting, Ch. Abdul Rehman said that the Punjab government was initiating durable steps to promote higher education and the establishment of universities at the level of districts will further promote higher education.