Riphah University fined Rs 5 lakh

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

The Higher Education Regulatory Authority Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has fined Rs 500,000, the management of Riphah International University Islamabad for announcing various disciplines in the Malakand Campus without issuance of formal registration by the Higher Education Regulatory Authority (HERA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa thereby violating the relevant statute.
An Office order issued by HERA said that in case of non-payment within a week’s time, shall be recoverable as arrears of land revenue. The management of Riphah International University Islamabad has further been advised to remove all the panaflex, advertisement billboard relating to admission in “ Riphah Malakand Campus” and stop educational activities till the registration processes are materialized.
It is worth mentioning that HERA had issued a notice to the management of Riphah International University Islamabad and an opportunity of personal hearing was extended to them.