HEC directed to take action against fake institutions, ensure quality education

Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training Senator Irfan Siddiqui has directed Higher Education Commission to take stern action against fake institutions and ensure the quality of education across the country.

He was chairing the meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training in Islamabad today.

He also directed the Higher Education Commission to submit a report before the committee in this regard.

During the meeting, the senate body unanimously passed the Bill titled "The Federal University (Amendment) Bill, 2022".

Source: Radio Pakistan

President stresses on enhancing Pak-Serbia trade volume

President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized on substantially enhancing the volume of bilateral trade between Pakistan and Serbia.

He was talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Serbia, Ali Haider Altaf who called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday.

The President also underscored the need for promoting business and trade activities between the two countries to fully achieve the bilateral trade potential.

He urged the ambassador to establish business and commercial linkages and cooperation between the Chambers of Commerce of both countries.

Dr Arif Alvi also directed the envoy to make efforts for increasing the bilateral visits between the two countries to explore new areas of cooperation, particularly in the fields of higher and technical education, Information Technology, and culture.

Highlighting the conducive environment offered by Pakistan for investment, the President said opportunities for cooperation in the fields of hydropower, railways, communication, industry, renewable energy and waste management technologies should be explored.

The President also asked the Ambassador-designate to make efforts for opening a resident mission of Serbia in Islamabad for facilitating businesses and people-to-people contacts.

Source: Radio Pakistan