UET Peshawar conducted the Orientation Day for the new comers of session 2017-18 prior to the commencement of their studies at UET Peshawar. The Minister for Information and Higher Education, Musthaq Ghani addressed the new comers as Chief Guest. The event was sponsored by UBL, Regional Head Office.
In his address, Mushtaq Ghani said, the provincial government is committed to develop the nation by promoting higher education and modern research in higher education institutions unfortunately this sector was totally neglected by the past governments. " PTI has brought real change by allocating Rs. 500million under the Chief Minister Education Endowment Fund and Rs. 300 million under the Higher Education Endowment Fund through which scholarships and research grants will be awarded to the universities & quot; he said.
He further said, PTI government has established nine universities in the districts and invested on human resource rather than cosmetic work done by other political parties in the country . Speaking as guest of honor, Engr. Naeem Khan, Secretary Industries and Energy said, as alumnus of UET Peshawar, this institution has produced eminent people who are serving the needs of the country.
He assured the support of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to support the university and urged teh students to work hard with dedication to achieve their career goals.
Vice Chancellor UET Peshawar, Prof Dr. Iftikhar Hussain said, UET Peshawar is set to achieve its goals in terms of moving to the outcome based education (OBE) according to the Pakistan Engineering Council.