UAJK VC Dr. Kalim Abbasi calls on Chairman Higher Education Commission


MUZAFFARABAD:(Parliament Times) The Vice Chancellor of University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi has called on Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Tariq Banuri (Sitara-e-Imtiaz) at his office and felicitated him on assuming his new responsibilities.
Speaking on the occasion VC UAJK expressed his hope that the universities in Pakistan would be brought at par with international standard under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Tariq Banuri.
VCUAJK told the Chairman HEC that quality education with promotion of culture of research and faculty training are two of the priorities that need to be given due attention.
The Vice Chancellor also stressed that Tenure Track Statutes (TTS) Faculty is facing numerous difficulties and there is a need to resolve these problems on priority basis and added that TTS Faculty plays an important role in enhancing the quality of education and culture of research.
The Vice Chancellor also apprised the Chairman HEC about the progress on construction work of King Abdullah Campus of the University and expressed his hope that the campus will be completed by March 2019.
The Vice Chancellor also told Chairman HEC that project for construction of Neelum Campus of UAJK is pending with Federal Planning Commission. The Chairman HEC, Dr. Tariq assured that HEC will fully cooperate in getting approval of the project from the Planning Commission.
The Chairman HEC reiterated his resolve to enhance quality of education and promotion of research culture in the universities of the country. The executive director Higher Education Commission on the occasion told Vice Chancellor Azad Kashmir University that an additional grant of Rs 10 Million has been approved on the request of the University management.
The Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi expressed his profound gratitude to Chairman Higher Education Commission and its Executive Director for approval of the additional grant.