PHEC Chairman and nine VCs of other universities attended the VC's and director''s conference organized by KFUEIT
PHEC Chairman and nine vice chancellors of other universities especially south Punjab attended the vice chancellors’ and directors’ conference organized by Khwaja Fareed University, Mir Chakar Khan Rind University, MNS-UET Multan and Women University Multan.
A panel discussion of vice chancellors of universities in Punjab was organized in Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology on 23rd February 2021. The panel discussion was jointly organized by Khwaja Fareed University, Mir Chakar University, MNS-UET Multan and Women University Multan. The title of the discussion was ‘21st Century Challenges of Higher Education of Pakistan and Way Forward for the South Punjab Higher Education Institutions’. The guest speakers were Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid (S.I) Chairman PHEC and Prof. Dr. Arif Nazeer Butt from LUMS. Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid delivered a talk on ‘Quality Education & Research to Empower and Self Sustaining the Graduates’ and the Prof. Dr. Arif Nazeer Butt discussed the ‘Role of Leadership to Address 2021 Challenges of HEIs’. The other panel members were Prof. Dr. Mansoor Akbar Kundi VC BZU Multan, Prof. Dr. Asif Ali VC MNS-UAM Multan, Engr. Prof. Dr. Amir Ijaz VC MNS-UET Multan, Prof. Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad VC University of Sargodha, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tufail (TI) VC Ghazi University, Prof. Dr. Saiqa Imtiaz Asif VC GSCWU, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sajjad Khan VC CUVAS, Prof. Dr. Mahmood Saleem VC MCKRUT and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Suleman Tahir VC KFUEIT. More than 20 deans, directors and chairman from different universities were also there. The panel discussions were about Leadership Qualities, Faculty/HR Management, Internationalization, Research Productivity, Extra Influence on University’s Administration, Entrepreneurship, Quality Education, Financial Management, Outreach Programs, External and Industrial Linkages, Skill Development and Socio-Economics for Community Development. Along with the panel discussion, annual flower, 4th annual book fair and project exhibition were organized by the department of humanities and social sciences, KFUEIT central library / readers’ and writers’ club and KFUEIT technical society respectively. Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid inaugurated the events along with all panelist vice chancellors. Chairman PHEC appreciated the efforts of the organizers and highlighted the importance of such panel discussions. According to him, such discussions are important regarding experience sharing. He hoped that today’s experience sharing would bring a positive change in the universities. He also appreciated the efforts of VC KFUEIT and his team for developing an environment of quality education, innovative research and sustainability in Khwaja Fareed University. All vice chancellors plan trees on the campus under tree plantation drive 2021. In the ceremony, to enhance cooperation, an MoU was signed between Khwaja Fareed University and Mir Chakar Khan University. Vice chancellor Khwaja Fareed University Prof. Dr. Suleman Tahir and vice chancellor Mir Chakar Khan University Prof. Dr. Mahmood Saleem signed the MoU. In the end, as a host, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Suleman Tahir thanked the guest speakers and all panel members. Dean of all faculties Prof. Dr. Asghar Hashmi, associate deans, assistant deans and all HoDs were also there.