KARACHI, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed displeasure over the inordinate delay in the nomination of members for the vacant posts of the Senate of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST).
While presiding over a meeting of the FUUAST Senate held at Governor House in Karachi, on Friday, the president called for initiating the process of nomination and appointment on important offices and forums before the expiry of tenure of the concerned forum or before the retirement of the office-bearer so that all matters of important nature could not be disrupted or delayed.
The Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Professor Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, the Acting-Vice Chancellor of FUUAST Professor Dr. M Ziauddin, Senate members of FUUAST and representatives of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training attended the meeting.
صدر مملکت ڈاکٹر عارف علوی کی زیر صدارت وفاقی اردو یونیورسٹی برائے آرٹس، سائنس اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی، کراچی کی سینیٹ کا اجلاس
اجلاس میں چیئرمین ہائر ایجوکیشن کمیشن، وفاقی اردو یونیورسٹی کے قائم مقام وائس چانسلر، سینیٹ ممبران اور وزارت ِوفاقی تعلیم کے نمائندوں کی شرکت pic.twitter.com/oKicGL4tHc
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President Arif Alvi said that FUUAST was a prestigious higher education institution of Karachi and it needed to address various issues being faced by it to ensure the smooth functioning of the administrative and academic wings of the institution.
The president said that the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional training should fast-track the process of nominations without further delay.
The president also took notice of the findings of the HEC committee which pointed out irregularities in the selection and appointment of academic and administrative officials and other matters and asked the University administration to submit a detailed report and fix responsibility against those who committed the irregularities.
The Chairman HEC briefed the meeting about the inquiry committee report and the irregularities in the university.
Senate members of FUUAST said that all the important forums including the Senate and academic council should be made fully functional to take timely and prompt decisions.