Students wishing to study abroad, beware!
FIA has raided the office of a travel agency
Lahore, July 11: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has raided the
office of a travel agency, arrested its owner, and seized forged documents. The
FIA seized a large number of passports, photocopies and original national
identity cards, forged stamps of embassies, banks, doctors and officers, cheque
books, bank statements, sponsor letters, letters of admission to foreign
universities, work permits, letterheads of government departments, fake letters
of embassies and international organisations, and other forged documents.
Sources in the FIA said FIA Punjab Director Azam Joiya received an application
from one Musaddiq Hussain.
The complainant said the travel agency, located in a
trade centre in Gulberg, had profited by promising to send people abroad on
student visa and work permits. He said if the office was raided, a large number
of forged documents used to send people abroad could be seized from there. An
FIA team raided the agency, and arrested its owner, Asif Javed. A case No 323/09
has been registered against Javed in the FIA Anti Human Trafficking Circle
Police Station for keeping people's passports and identity cards without
explanation, and for forging documents. aaj kal report
"i jst recently completed my M.Sc in zooloy and just want to procede my heigh study. plz u people give a chance through scholarschip where i procede my further heigh study. "
City, Country: mingora swat
Post your comments
Body for education dept
Lahore: The Punjab government has decided to set up a forum to improve
coordination among different donor agencies and the education department with an
aim to avoid overlapping of initiatives and waste of resources.
forum, having representation of donor agencies and the department, will ensure
that duplication and excess of inputs may not take place in one particular area
at the cost of others. The initiative is also aimed at sensitising the donor
agencies to the priority areas and requirements of the education department to
ensure proper utilisation of funds.
Elaborating the idea behind the fresh
move, a senior official of the department said that at present different donor
agencies were involved in teachers' training programme which was an example of
overlapping of initiatives. He said under the institutionalisation priorities
would be set for achieving the best results so that each sector could receive
A meeting, chaired by Schools Secretary Nadeem
Ashraf, was held in this regard on Friday and representatives of various donor
agencies participated in the meeting. The participants were unanimous on sharing
the resources and responsibilities and the need of more coordinated
According to the sources, during the current year, various donor
agencies, including the World Bank (WB), have committed a funding of $550
million for the uplift of education in the province.
A participant of the
meeting said so far the government-partners interaction had been undertaken in a
non-institutionalised way. There had never been a concerted effort either by the
cooperating partners or the government to address the challenges of education
through a well-coordinated and formally crafted plan, he said, adding that the
meeting agreed to initiate a process leading to sharing of resources and
responsibilities and an institutional set-up so that no sector remained
neglected or deprived at the cost of other.
He said setting up of a forum
was also suggested in the meeting under which the department would form working
groups and partners would agree and specify what kind of support they would
Post your comments
Lahore: The Punjab University (PU) and Linkcom Global, Canada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) to collaborate for quality education and research in the field of
environment on Friday. According to a press statement, both the institutions
would work to clean the regional air and provide assistance to different
organizations working on Green House Gases (GHG) and to develop
environment-friendly society. The News
Post your comments