University of Balochistan to establish campus in Gwadar
QUETTA, Oct 1: The University of Balochistan (UOB) will set up its campus
at Gwadar in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission. In this regard,
1,500 acres of land has been earmarked for the purpose, official sources told
reporters here on Sunday.
The UOB administration has also worked out to
establish another campus at the Samungli Airbase, in the suburbs of the
provincial capital and 500 acres of land has been acquired for the purpose,
It has also devised a comprehensive plan to upgrade part of
the Government Degree College, Turbat where postgraduate classes will soon be
started, the added. The commencement of classes will facilitate students of
Turbat and its surrounding districts in obtaining higher education at the campus
so that they do not need to visit the provincial capital.
campus will also facilitate poor students to continue their higher education who
cannot afford to get education in the city.
The government is making all
out efforts to establish maximum educational institutions aimed at increasing
literacy rate in the province. The number of universities in Balochistan has
increased from one to five during the present government's tenure. App