Education minister bars establishment of new universities
In an official letter to HEC Chair Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, the minister asked for strict action against all universities that have been established without obtaining NOCs from the commission. The minister also recommended the chair launch a comprehensive campaign about universities operating without NOCs on print and electronic media.
The development comes days after the National Assembly Standing Committee on Education unanimously suggested the commission ensure that universities are not established without obtaining an NOC.
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