Universities urged to promote research work, serve as think tanks

PESHAWAR: Secretary Higher Education Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Daud Khan Thursday emphasized on all public and private universities of the province to promote research culture and serve as think tanks for the country.

Addressing as a chief guest during a tree plantation drive launched here at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) under the Prime Minister’s Ten Billion Trees project, he said that universities should focus on research work and groom the students accordingly besides providing them higher education.

Appreciating the VC Dr Razia Sultana and administration of SBBWU, he said that the varsity has achieved a prominent place among other public sector universities of the country, adding that being a women university it was highly laudable. – APP