IHC DIRECTED THE GOVERNMENT TO APPOINT HEC CHAIRMAN WITHIN 15 DAYS
The Islamabad High Court directed the government to appoint the chairman of Higher Education Commission within next 15 days. The post of HEC chairman was vacant for last 8 months. Court passed the remarks “It would be better for the government itself to ensure the appointment of chairman HEC within the stipulated time of next 15 days”. Prime minister has already rejected the recommendations of search committee and a new search committee was constituted to nominate the names of eligible candidates under the chairmanship of Khawaja Asif Federal minister for water and power.
HEC is a statutory body and largest higher educational institution in Pakistan. HEC regulates the higher education and universities in Pakistan. Dr Attaur Rehman was its founder and first chairman. Politician are afraid of Higher Education Commission due to their fake degrees and trying to dissolve or inactivate this institution. Provinces are going to establish their separate Higher eduction commissions. IHC has already directed the government to appoint the new chairman of HEC by February 12, 2014 on the petition of Dr Attaur Rehman, founder of HEC. Dr Javaid Laghari’s contract as HEC chairman was ended on August 26, 2013, since than the slot of HEC chairman is lying vacant. A per law it is mandatory for federal government to appoint a permanent chairman of higher education commission within the 90 days.
Fifth Convocation of King Edward Medical University
King Edward Medical university is going to organize fifth convocation on 31st May, 2014. Graduates who have passed the MBBS exam in supplementary exams 2011, Annual exams 2012, supplementary exams 2012 and annual exams 2013 are eligible to participate in the convocation. All the graduates who want to participate in the convocation are directed to get themselves registered at students section of King Edward Medical University till 15-05-2014. Only registered candidates will be allowed to participate in the convocation. You can read the details about both news in Urdu below this post. Keep visiting our website for latest educational news and alerts.