PU’s conference on CPEC today


Staff Reporter

Punjab University Department of History & Pakistan Studies will organize a 3-day international conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) political, economic and social perspectives from September 11 to 13.
In this regard an inaugural ceremony will be held on Monday (today) at 10am at Al-Raazi Hall. Minister for Higher Education, Punjab Syed Raza Ali Gillani, Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Nizam-ud-Din, PU VC Dr Zafar Mueen Naisr, Vice Chancellor Benazir Shaheed Bhutto University Peshawar Prof Dr Razia Sultana, Director History Department Nanjing University China Prof Dr Yu Wenjie, Vice President Nanjing University, Xianlin Campus Dr Zhu Qinbao, senior journalist Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami and PU Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities and Chairman Department of History Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Chawla will speak on the occasion.
Meanwhile, it is reported that the Punjab University has announced its new admission policy and schedule of annual admission to MA & M.Sc and BS Honor (4 year) programme for academic session 2017-2018 starting from September 18 to 28.
Unfolding the salient features of new policy, VC Prof Zaffar Mueen Nasar while talking to faculty members here on Sunday said that all admissions would be made strictly on merit and a high level admission committee comprising all deans, directors, principals of constituent collages headed by most senior Dean Faculty of Engineering Prof Dr.Muhammad Taqi Zahid Butt has been constituted to monitor the overall process of fresh admission in all disciplines.
He said merit lists would be displayed according to schedule on notice boards of each teaching departments by the directors, chairpersons and heads of the departments concerned. He said that first time in the history of the varsity since its inception on October 12,1882, all foolproof measures have been adopted at all levels to ensure transparent admission without