Campuses of public sector Varsities to be opened in districts

Karachi: The campuses of public sector universities be opened in all the districts in the province and a comprehensive master plan should be drawn up in this regard.

This was directed by the Sindh Governor, Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan on Saturday.

He was talking to the students of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai University (SALU), Khairpur, at the Governor House here.

The programme was in connection with direct contact with the students of public sector universities in the province.

Ebad, who is also the Chancellor of public sector universities in the province had earlier met with the students of Karachi University and those of the University of Sindh.

He said that the campuses of public sector universities would be opened in every district of the province. The governor said that this would enable the students to acquire education nearer to their places of residence.

Ebad pointed to the challenges of terrorism and militancy and added that these could be faced by promoting education in society. He said universities in the province would be provided every possible facility.

Vice-Chancellor of Shah Latif University, Khairpur, Prof. Dr Nilofer Shaikh, also expressed her views on the occasion.

For more information, contact:
Sindh Governor House
Syed Wajahat Ali
Press Secretary to Governor
Tel: 99201217, 99201201-3