AJK President emphasis importance of varsities for country’s progress



Mirpur (Ajk)—Eulogizing the performance of the state-run Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST) in delivering the quality education of science and technology harmonious to the need of the modern age, the President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Muhammad Masood Khan emphasized the importance of the universities for the speedy development and progress of the nation.
Highlighting the unprecedented performance of the Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST) for the delivery of quality higher education of science & Technology, Vice Chancellor of the MUST Prof. Dr. Habib-ur-Rehman, (Sitara e Imtiaz), pointed out that despite odd and difficult times, he has been able to improve the governance and set the things to move in the right direction, he claimed.
He continued that the businesses and procedures of the University have been institutionalized and rating of the University improved day by day, he maintained.
Prof., Dr. Habib ur Rehman told the house, that in recognition of the continued life-long struggle by the elderly Hurriyat Leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani for freedom and liberation of the motherland from Indian yoke, the University has decided to confer honorary degree upon him. After approval of the Senate and Hon’ble President/ Chancellor, the honorary degree will be awarded to the veteran Kashmiri politician in the forthcoming convocation of the University.
Elaborating the professional activities of the varsity for the providing quality higher education to produce quality future architects of the nation, the Vice Chancellor informed the house that more Ph.D. faculty has been appointed, enrolment of M.Phil. and Ph.D. students has increased. The engineering degree programs have been accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council.

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