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PRO No. 207/15
Dated 04/12/2015
Public Relations Office
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

Professor Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has said that for effective university governance, enhancement in academic standards, financial management, development of infrastructure and research benefiting people and the country are included in his priorities. The Vice Chancellor expressed these views on the occasion of the visit of civil officers participating in the 20th national mid-care management course of National Institute of Management. Professor Dr Qaiser Mushtaq elaborated that the improvement in the academic standards can only be achieved when the teachers and employees are provided with the conducive environment where they could perform their duties with devotion and commitment. For this purpose a proper semester calendar has been launched and two semesters have been finalized for each academic year so that the precious time of the students could be saved. In this regard, five sessions of the selection board have been held, five training courses were also held with the help of HEC to get the administrative staff awareness about the latest tools of management principles in which about 300 employees participated. He said that in the development sector due to special focus building of university sports complex and Bahawalpur campus has been completed. The progress on the construction of educational training building with the help of USAID grant of Rs. 270 million is going on rapidly. Similarly, the study park of unique type exclusively for girl students among the universities is under construction at a very low cost. He added that due to upright in academic standards Pakistan Engineering Council and Pakistan Veterinary and Medical Council have declared the Engineering and Veterinary programs of IUB as valid. The students are showing better performance in the sports competition and IUB has achieved overall second position in the HEC annual sports. The chief of the delegation and coordinator of Pakistan Institute of Management, Mr. Tariq Javid lauded the high quality academic environment and development in IUB. Earlier, director Planning and Development, Mr. Muhammad Ali Wallana, gave the briefing about governing bodies of IUB and academic and administrative department.