The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Minister for Information, Transport and Inter Provincial Coordination Mian
Iftikhar Hussain has said that University of Peshawar is the mother of all
universities of the province and is considered one of the best universities of
the country. He added, that they would try their best to include this
university in the list of best universities of the world.
He expressed these views
while talking to the President of Peshawar University Teachers Association,
Jameel Ahmad Chitrali and Prof. Dr. Johar Ali Khan who called on him at his
office in Peshawar on Wednesday. They, on this occasion besides discussing the
problems of university teachers also deliberated upon the upgradation of the
newly constructed Mian Rashid Hussain Shaheed Hall in Peshawar University.
Mian Iftikhar said that the
provincial government was giving high priority to higher education and they in
their four years tenure established 8 universities, 9 campuses and dozens of
colleges in the province contrary to the 9 universities in the past 60 years
regimes. He added the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government launched “Stori Da Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa” educational programme for the encouragement of the talented
students. Similarly, the teaching cadre has been restructured and the post of
teachers have been upgraded, he maintained.
The Minsiter while referring to the newly constructed Mian Rashid Husain
Shaheed Hall said that there was a special purpose behind the construction of
the same hall as Rashid Hussain was the student of this university and
his life was candle for the new generation. He said that through
construction of this hall, Mian Rashid Hussain Shaheed would remain alive for
ever and the upcoming generations would get guidance from his life. He while
announcing the upgradation of Mian Rashid Hussain Shaheed Hall, said that it
would be equipped with all modern equipments and all the facilities required to
the student would be ensured in it.