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May 15, 2019

New Rawalpindi Women University admissions start in June: minister


May 15, 2019

Islamabad: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Tuesday said that newly established university in Rawalpindi would start admissions in June and over 7,000 female students would be initially imparted higher education near their doorstep.

In a statement issued here, the minister thanked Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar to issuing notification for the Rawalpindi’s second largest women university.

Sheikh Rashid said the present government was taking special interest in laying a network of schools, colleges and institutions adding that more educational institutions are being built in the city.

He said that recently Prime Minister Imran Khan had inaugurated a state of art Mother and Child Hospital equipped with latest gadgets along with 400 beds and had 11 most modern operation theaters.

The minister said that work on Main Line-I of Pakistan Railways would start shortly that was signed between Pakistan Railways and Government of China which would bring economic revolution in the country. Rashid said that the development work of Nullah Leh project would be started soon as all the matters regarding the project were in final stage which would facilitate the people of twin cities.

AIOU exams: Final exams of postgraduate programmes of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will begin in Rawalpindi-Islamabad and rest of the country from next week.

According to the Controller Exams on Tuesday, the programmes include: PGD, MA/M.Sc, MS/M.Phil and Ph.D. Roll Number slips had been dispatched to all the students, enrolled for autumn semester 2018, at their postal addresses.

The same had also been placed at the university’s official website. On the instructions of Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum, exam centres had been set up at the nearest places of the students residences or work place.

All possible efforts have been made to ensure transparency in the entire examination process, said Controller exams. The students could download their roll number slips from the University’s website as well, that will be considered valid for appearing in the exams. Students were also advised to read the instructions mentioned on roll no. slip carefully before going for the Examination. In addition, the students were also asked to bring original National Identity Card.

Our correspondent adds: Rector of the COMSATS University Islamabad Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar and President of the International Islamic University Prof. Dr. Ahmed Yousif A. Al-Draiweesh inked an agreement to establish the first Saudi-Pak Study Centre at COMSATS University Islamabad.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed earlier today at a ceremony arranged at a local hotel. The COMSATS University Islamabad and International Islamic University (IIU) aim to establish a joint scientific study centre and, also establish a Scientific International Chair that will serve the purpose of achieving security, peace, stability, tranquility and sustainable development in both brotherly countries of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Being the first of its kind in Pakistan, the chair will aim to strengthen joint scientific and international cooperation between the brotherly countries.

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