Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Punjab University lauded for providing Baloch students free education

Punjab University, Lahore.
LAHORE: Adviser to Balochistan Chief Minster on Education Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan Barreach has lauded Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran for providing free education, residential facilities and monthly scholarship to students from Balochistan.

He was addressing a delegation of Baloch students during his visit to the Punjab University (PU) at committee room of Vice Chancellor’s office on Monday. On the occasion, PHEC Chairman Prof Dr Nizam Uddin, PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, Parliamentary Secretary Higher Education Punjab Mehwish Sultan, Senior Analyst Chaudhry Akram, Balochistan Education Department Secretary Abdul Saboor Kakkar, PU Acting Treasurer Rao Muhammad Sharif and Balochi students were also present.

Sardar Raza Khan said that because of PU VC’s revolutionary steps, Baloch students had found an exceptional opportunity to get quality education at higher level in Pakistan’s most prestigious Alma matter. He said that hundreds of thousands of children were deprived of education in Balochistan and the government wanted to get benefit from Punjab’s model for introducing educational reforms in the province. He thanked Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif for facilitating Baloch students in Punjab.

While, PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran said that Balochistani students were full of talent. Baloch students informed the adviser to Balochistan CM that the facilities being provided to them by PU administration were not being provided by any other university in Pakistan. They said that the Baloch students who had completed their education from PU had got jobs in their province on their return. Later, PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran presented souvenir to the delegates.

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