Wednesday September 22, 2021
Atta-ur-Rahman
Atta-ur-Rahman

The writer is the former chairman of the HEC, and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries (NASIC).

  • September 15, 2021

    An island of excellence

    Sindh Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah was the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony of an exhibition on tech-based healthcare devices...

  • September 01, 2021

    University quality

    Following my appointment as the founding chairman of the Higher Education Commission in 2002, the highest priority was given to four aspects of...

  • August 18, 2021

    Disruptive innovations

    After the advent of the 4th Industrial revolution, the world has started changing at a mind-boggling pace. We now live in a world where truth has...

  • August 03, 2021

    Universities of the future

    Europe’s largest cluster of technology-based companies is closely associated with the Cambridge University Science Park.

  • July 21, 2021

    Quality and innovation

    Recently a brainstorming session was held in the Ministry of Science & Technology to consider the draft of the National Science, Technology and...

  • July 07, 2021

    A force for knowledge

    The Knowledge Economy Task Force chaired by the prime minister had its first meeting in January 2019 when the roadmap presented by me in my capacity...

  • June 23, 2021

    Higher quality

    Following the establishment of the Higher Education Commission in 2002, and my appointment as its Founding Chairman, we decided to give the highest...

  • June 09, 2021

    Education emergency

    Natural resources have diminishing importance and it is the quality of our human resources that will determine our future.

  • May 26, 2021

    Foreign engineering universities

    Within 50 miles of Islamabad, off the main motorway to Peshawar, an exciting new university has emerged. Called the Pak-Austrian Fachhochschule, it...

  • May 12, 2021

    Tough challenges

    Universities in Pakistan have suffered greatly in the last three years because of the misguided policies of the Higher Education Commission and the...