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Wednesday June 29, 2022

Tariq Banuri re-assumes charge as chairman HEC

Tariq Banuri says he will resolve the issues facing the HEC employees

January 20, 2022
Dr Tariq Banuri. File photo
Dr Tariq Banuri. File photo

Islamabad: In the light of court decision, Tariq Banuri has re-assumed charge as Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan with a renewed commitment to safeguarding the students’ right to quality education.

In a statement on Wednesday, Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri extended gratitude to the Islamabad High Court (IHC) for upholding the rule of law and maintaining the autonomy of a premier institution of the country.

 He said he is looking forward to resuming work with all the stakeholders of the higher education sector, including the vice chancellors, senior government officials, and HEC staff to enhance the quality and research in the higher education institutions.

He said he will resolve the issues facing the HEC employees, assuring that he is always available to help them resolve their issues. It is to note that Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri remained out of office since March 26, 2021 and has rejoined the office after a hiatus of around 11 months.

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