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Govt to focus on higher education uplift: Raja Yasir
Govt to focus on higher education uplift: Raja Yasir

LAHORE: (Wednesday, December 19, 2018): Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun has said that the government was focusing on uplifting higher education sector as per international standard. He was addressing annual meeting of PU Institute of Islamic Studies Alumni Association at its auditorium here on Wednesday. Dean Faculty of Islamic Studies Prof Dr Tahira Basharat, Dr Jameela Shaukat, Dr Mudassar Ahmad, Prof Dr Mumtaz Ahmad Salik, Dr Muhammad Ali Nadeem, faculty members and a large number of former students of the institute participated in the event.

Addressing the meeting, Raja Yasir said that the government had planned to revamp higher education in the province as no country could progress without advancing in education sector. The minister said that the government would also provide opportunities for their capacity building in order to impart quality education at academic institutions. Addressing the meeting, the speakers said that the association would play its role for strengthening Pakistan and was making efforts to promote peace, tolerance, unity and brotherhood in the society. They said that the role of teachers had become very important in present scenario and they must come forward for promotion of teachings of Islam.