A special consultative meeting was held in Quetta to review the ongoing government university and educational city projects in Gwadar by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) unit of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
HEC head Lt Gen (retd) Mohammad Asghar, at the Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEM), said, “Establishment of Government University Gwadar in due time and duration is an important target for all of us”.
Present at the occasion were the Members of Technical Review Committee, BUITEMS Vice Chancellor Dr Ahmed Farooq Bazai, University of Turbat Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Abdul Razaq Sabir, Quaid-e-Azam University Professor Dr. Zafar Nawaz, Balochistan Higher Education Secretary Abdula Jan, senior professors of universities as well as other government officials.
“Best teachers and faculty will be appointed on merit only,” says the HEC head.
The meeting revolved around constructing and establishing a top-notch government university in Gwadar, along with the launch of various educational and technical training programs and courses.
The idea was discussed by heads of many government departments, universities, and other institutions of Balochistan to make sure that the locals of the province can benefit from CPEC’s completion.
“Youth and students of Balochistan are not lesser than any of us. We have to equip Baloch youth technically in order to promote economic rehabilitation of the local people,” says the vice chancellor of BUITEM.
Initially, Bazai welcomed the members who attended the meeting and also gave an extensive briefing regarding the modern facilities available at BUITEM.