International Workshop of University of Engineering

Lahore:October 02:A two-day international workshop on mining technology was held by Department of Mining Engineering of University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, in partnership with Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA, France, at Transportation Engineering Hall at the campus.

The objective of the workshop was to introduce latest mine design software in Pakistan. This was the first ever mining workshop to be held in Pakistan by GEOVIA. The event provided the mining fraternity with a unique insight into two of the worlds’ leading mining software solutions - GEOVIA Surpac™ and Minex™.

Role of Women’ awareness lecture held at FJWU

Rawalpindi:01 October:Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi with the collaboration of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Islamabad has organized a lecture on ‘Say No to corruption and Role of Women’.

This lecture was held in the University’s Old library’s extension here on Thursday. The theme of the lecture was the role of future mother/wives and young women in ending corruption. NAB Director General Aliya Rashid was the chief guest and resource person of the lecture. The ceremony started with the recitation of the Holy Quran.

Champion’ teacher to implement child mental health plan in schools

Rawalpindi:01 October:The ‘champion’ teachers trained by the national trainers in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) manual School Mental Health Programme (SMHP) here at the Institute of Psychiatry and WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Research and Training at Benazir Bhutto Hospital would implement the programme in their respective schools of Rawalpindi district under constant supervision of the trainers.

PU’s Hailey College of Commerce Anti-corruption Seminar

Lahore :October 01:Punjab University’s Hailey College of Commerce and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) jointly organised a seminar to create awareness against corruption at the college’s Seminar Hall on Friday.

According to a press release, Faculty of Commerce Dean Prof Dr Hasan Mobeen Alam,  NAB Deputy Director Sajid Ali, faculty members and a large number of students were present.

The speakers said corruption was one of the major problems being faced by the country. They stressed the need to fight it collectively.The news.

Child mental health plan to be launched in Schools

Rawalpindi:October 01:The ‘champion’ teachers trained by the national trainers in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) manual School Mental Health Programme (SMHP) here at the Institute of Psychiatry and WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Research and Training at Benazir Bhutto Hospital would implement the programme in their respective schools of Rawalpindi district under constant supervision of the trainers.

Room of VC office to review security arrangements

Lahore:September 30: On the instructions of Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, a meeting was held on Thursday at committee room of the VC office to review security arrangements on September 30.

PU Registrar Prof Dr Liaqat Ali, deans of all faculties, principals of colleges, Chairman Hall Council Prof Dr Abid Hussain Ch and senior administrative officers were present. The meeting decided that PU will remain open on September 30, university buses would be operated and university employees will remain present as per routine.The news.

Endoscopic ultrasound workshop in Ameer-ud-Din Medical College

Lahore:September 30:The first three-day international endoscopic ultrasound workshop, organised by Lahore General Hospital has commenced at a local hotel on Thursday.

Post Graduate Medical Institute and Ameer-ud-Din Medical College Principal Prof Ghias-ud-Din Tayyab presided over the inaugural session of the workshop, which is scheduled to continue for three days.

Degree awarding private institutes can’t offer franchise’

Lahore:September 30:Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has made it clear that no private degree awarding institution (DAI) will be allowed to offer its franchise, affiliation or study centre and directed the DAIs across the province to annul all such affiliations and franchises, and stop current admissions immediately.

The decision was made during a meeting of the PHEC governing body on Thursday which was held to address the issues of unlawful sub-campuses, affiliations and franchises of private sector DAIs in Punjab.

Education pact: Universities ink cooperation agreement

MULTN:29 September :The Bahauddin Zakariya University of Multan and the Allama Iqbal Open University have signed a five-year cooperation agreement to enhance mutual interest and understanding.

“It is essential to define a working relationship between educational institutions to foster cooperation in the field of education and research,” BZU spokesperson Prof Dr Abdul Quddus Sohaib said at the signing ceremony held on Wednesday.

Education sector’s neglected areas identified as JESR-II ends

Lahore:September 29:Recommendations to focus on and mitigate key issues challenging the development of education sector in the province were the highlight of the second, and final, day of the Joint Education Sector Review – II (JESR-II), held by the government on Wednesday.

Focus on easing access to education, improving quality, governance, intra and inter-departmental coordination as well as cooperation with districts were a few of the most important suggestions given by experts so as to improve education in Sindh.

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