Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Hummayun Sarfraz has said that the universities in Punjab will attract international students and teachers and give them facilities as per international standards.
The Syndicate of the University of Okara, in its 12th meeting held yesterday at the New Ministers’ Block Lahore, approved the recruitment of the senior faculty members including Associate and Assistant Professors and also sanctioned the construction of a new academic block worth 80 million.
The federal government plans to invest about Rs 30 billion in science and technology based projects and programmes to boost scientific and technological innovation, entrepreneurship and strengthen a knowledge-driven economy.
The government was focusing on uplifting the higher education sector as per the international standards, has said by Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun. While addressing the annual meeting of PU Institute of Islamic Studies Alumni Association here on Wednesday, he added that the government was planning to revamp the higher education in the province, as no country could progress without advancing in the education sector.