Universities urged to uphold merit, transparency

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Haji Ghulam Ali

 

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ghulam Ali on Thursday urged the public sector universities to uphold merit and transparency during appointments and administrative affairs to avoid litigation and legal complications. Addressing the senate meeting of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) here, he said that universities should focus more on education and character building of youth instead of wasting energies on unnecessary matters, litigation, and court cases.

“We are not all against each other, but the common goal of all of us is to strengthen the higher educational institutions and maintain the educational quality and prestige of these institutions of higher education besides providing a best educational environment to students,” he remarked. The Governor said SBBWU was providing modern education to the women of the entire province including Peshawar in the best educational environment which was commendable.—APP