Punjab Universities world ranking because of transparency and merit: Governor

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LAHORE:   Punjab Governor Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar said that historic steps have been taken during 3 years period of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government for health , education , economy, public welfare, employment , development and stability of the country. Government’s measures for rooting out corruption and ensuring transparency are also exemplary.

He stated this addressing Fakhr-e-Pakistan award ceremony and media. Provincial Minister For Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun, Wife of Governor Punjab Begum Perveen Sarwar, Rector of Superior University Sameera Rehman and Vice Chancellor of Lahore College for women University, Bushra Mirza were also present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar conferred awards on Vice Chancellor Punjab University Dr. Prof. Niaz Ahmed, Vice Chancellor Quaid-e-Azam University Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah, GC University Lahore Vice Chancellor Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University Prof. Khalid Masood, DG Punjab HED Dr. Ramzan, Mian Imran Masood, Owais Rauf and Haider Amin among others for outstanding services in the field of Higher Education. Superior University while paying tributes to Deputy Secretary (Late) of Higher Education Department (Late) Sheikh Tanzeel Rehman announced a scholarship of Rs. 50 lakh for his children.

While addressing the function,Governor Punjab Chaudhary Mohammd Sarwar said that due to transparency and merit ,world rankings of Punjab universities are improving and we have not only appointed VCs on merit, but also ensured full merit for other posts in the universities. He further said : “I have completely eliminated Political Interference from institutions because wherever there is political interference, Institutions get destroyed.” He said eradication of political interference from Institutions is the Vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for the government is taking practical steps.

Chaudhry Mohammad sarwar said that when PTI came to power, there were rumors of Pakistan going bankrupt but the government led by Prime Minister Imran khan not only saved the country from economic bankruptcy by taking tough decisions but also provided financial assistance to deserving families during covid on their doorsteps.

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad said that he pays tribute to Prime Minister Imran Khan for his three years tenure during which he has taken the historic steps in order to get country out of crises and for country’s development and prosperity, adding that we will utilize all resources for public welfare. Governor Punjab appreciated the Chairman of Superior University Abdul Rehman and his team for their services in educational sector.