Monday, 4 April 2011

UAF Academic Staff Association Rejects HEC Dissolution  

Academic Staff Association, University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday took out a rally to register their demand in favour of Higher Education Commission. The rally was started from Faculty of Animal Husbandry, UAF and concluded at Iqbal Auditorium. The rally was led by ASA President Prof Dr Muhammad Khalid.


The participants demanded the government take back the proposed dissolving of the commission. They said that the commission has played a tremendous role in providing quality education to the people and the service of the commission cannot be forgotten. Hailing the work done on the part of the commission, they said that the commission invited the best teachers from foreign to provide quality education under Foreign Faculty.


Dean Faculty of Agriculture Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq while addressing the participants said that former prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutu was the man behind setting up the University Grants Commission which later was renamed as Higher Education Commission. He termed the HEC a symbol of national unity. He demanded the government to restore the status of HEC as federal entity.

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