Hyderabad:,,, Minister of State for Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education, and Interior and Narcotics Control, Muhammad Balighur Rehman accompanied by member of Higher Education Commission, Prof Dr Ghulam Raza Bhatti visited Isra University Hyderabad on Monday.
Meeting with Chancellor of Isra University Prof Dr Asadullah Kazi, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ghulamqadir Kazi, Pro Vice Chancellor Dr Abdul Ghani Kazi and other officials of the university, the minister lauded the educational efforts and contributions of the university.
He commended the huge set up being run so successfully in the university. Reflecting on Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s vision, he said: “The prime minister wants every nook and corner of Pakistan to be shining with the light of education.”
He further added that new schools would be constructed and the existing ones rehabilitated to make the PM’s vision transform into reality. He apprised the latest programs undertaken by the prime minister of distributing free laptops among the students and provision of loans to the talented, jobless youngsters.
He said that the budget of HEC was being increased from 2% to 4%. The minister also assured the University of full cooperation by the government in its educational endeavours. Later, Vice Chancellor presented the minister with Ajrak, Sindhi cap and shield as a token of hospitality.