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  • Country faces shortage of 36,000 PhDs, says HEC chairman

    LAHORE: Federal Higher Education Commission chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed says the country is facing a shortage of 36,000 PhDs...

    However, the role of provincial higher education commissions is needed to be defined to end confusion and hopefully this issue will amicably be resolved in the Council of Common Interests (CCI),” he said, adding the universities were benefited from both federal and provincial higher education commissions, but...

  • Hard work key to success, HEC chairman tells students

    “In these young personalities I see the future of Pakistan,” said Higher Education Commission chairman Prof Mukhtar Ahmed, who was chief guest on the occasion...

    Engr Shamsul Mulk, president of the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Sciences and Technology in Pakistan, said that the driving force in the 21st century was the modern knowledge...

  • Government’s move to reduce tenure of HEC chairman appreciated

    ISLAMABAD: All stakeholders have appreciated the government for initiating the process to remove Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri from his post...

    The government has started this process as Cabinet Committee on Legislative Cases (CCLC) on Wednesday recommended that the tenure of HEC chairman should only be two years instead of the existing practice of four years...

  • HEC chairman removed

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Saturday removed Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman Dr Tariq Banuri...

    The notification removing the HEC head was issued after the promulgation of a presidential ordinance...

  • HEC’s proposed funding formula in doldrums in absence of chairman

    ISLAMABAD: The new formula that was proposed by Higher Education Commission (HEC) for distribution of funding to universities is in the doldrums as HEC has no chairman to form a revised committee...

    A couple of years ago, the HEC on the demand of vice chancellors of universities had formed a committee to work on the distribution of funds among universities...

  • Govt challenges Dr Tariq Banuri’s restoration as HEC chairman in SC

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has challenged before the Supreme Court the Jan 18, 2022, restoration of Dr Tariq Javed Banuri on the post of chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC)...

    Dr Banuri was appointed chairman HEC in 2018 on a four-year term and was supposed to retire in May this year but he was removed from the post in March 2021 on the basis of a set of amendments to the HEC ordinance 2002 through a presidential...

  • Govt criticised for clipping powers of HEC chairman, minister defends move

    ISLAMABAD: While educationists and a former senator on Tuesday criticised the government’s decision to clip powers of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri, Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood defended the move and said the commission with a majority of votes had revoked the powers of the HEC head...

    In light of the decision taken by the commission of the higher education body on Monday, powers of the HEC...

  • Former FBR chairman Shabbar Zaidi says 'Pakistan is bankrupt at the moment and not a going concern'

    Former chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi on Thursday said that his speech, in which he concluded that Pakistan was bankrupt, was being "misreported" and only a three-minute portion of it was "cherry-picked"...

    A day earlier, during a wide-ranging speech on Pakistan's economic condition at Hamdard University, he said the country was not in a state of "going concern" — an accounting terminology referring to a...

  • Former PCB chiefs back Sethi for chairman’s post

    LAHORE: Two former chairmen of the Pakistan Cricket Board have backed the nomination of Executive Committee head Najam Sethi as the next PCB chairman in place of Shaharyar Mohammad Khan whose three-year term ended on Sunday...

    The election for new PCB chairman is expected to be held later this week and Sethi is the most prominent nominee for the post...

  • Former Senate chairman accused of encroaching on QAU’s land

    ISLAMABAD: A highly ranked Pakistani university has accused PPP stalwart and former Senate chairman Nayyar Hussain Bokhari of grabbing university land...

    A statement issued by the Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) on Sunday said: “The Resident Officer and the Vice Chancellor have confirmed that the former Chairman Senate, Nayyar Bokhari, has allegedly furthered his encroachment of QAU Estate...

  • PTI chairman 'disappointed' former CJ delayed Panamagate hearings

    PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday expressed disappointment over former Chief Justice Zaheer Jamali’s decision to delay the Panamagate case hearing and proceed on vacation instead...

    On Dec 7, the court had to adjourn proceedings on the Panamagate case to the first week of January because the former chief justice was reaching superannuation on Dec 30...

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