Posting rules for principals
Lahore, July 14: Parliamentary Secretary for Health Punjab and MPA Dr Saeed Elahi has stated that seniority will be the number one principle in the postings and transfers of Principals of medical colleges, Medical Superintendents of hospitals, EDOs, DHOs and other high officials in the Health Department. Dr Saeed Elahi said that Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif had desired to restore the bright traditions and values of the Health Department. He said the previous government of Pervaiz Elahi had ruined the Health Department, as corrupt, junior and incompetent officers were appointed on the senior posts of the Health Department.
PU medical college
Lahore: A meeting to discuss various affairs of proposed Punjab University Medical and Dental College (PUMDC) was held on Friday in which proposals were sought from various departments. The meeting decided to start the construction work on 150-bed hospital soon, and a committee was also formed to identify the site for the hospital. The college will be inaugurated by Nuclear Scientist Prof Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan.
Lahore: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has announced the annual summer vacation schedule, starting from July 16. The varsity will remain closed till August 27 but administrative departments will remain open. The news
AIOU announces BEd results
Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), on Friday, announced the final result of BEd programme for Autumn 2011. The results have been placed on their website www.aiou.edu.pk
AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nazir Ahmed Sangi inaugurated the declaration of results. He advised the workers to ensure that the dispatched result cards reached the students within a week's time. He also underlined the need to make the examination system more efficient and transparent.
The VC said, "Any complaint from the students in regard to the dispatching of result cards or issuances of degree should be handled promptly." Controller of Exams Muhammad Bashir Chaudhary said that 106,000 students were enrolled in BEd programme for Autumn 2011.
Result cards are being sent by post to all students concerned. The students can also download their results from the university website www.aiou.edu.pk
IIUI training religious scholars in Islamic economies
Islamabad: International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai, on Friday, said that clerics and scholars could play a significant role to introduce the Islamic economic system to the world and that the IIUI was playing an important role to train them in the fields of science and Islamic economics.
Dr Yasinzai said that there was no confrontation between science and Islam and that like Islam, science also needed humanity to believe in the oneness of God. He said that the world was looking towards Muslim clerics and scholars for the solution of the crucial problems faced by humanity. He added that in order to enable the clerics to play their due role it was imperitive to give them proper status and honour in society.
He said that Islam was a complete code of life, which offered a comprehensive economic system, which if followed, could provide the solution to various social and economic problems. He was addressing the concluding ceremony of the third training course for scholars on 'Modern Economy and Trade' organised by the Shariah Academy of the university.
The concluding ceremony was attended by IIUI President Prof Dr Sahibzada Sajidur Rehman, IIUI Shariah Academy DG Dr Tahir Mansoor, faculty members, participants of the course and students.
Prof Dr Sajidur Rehman said that the gap between contemporary and religious studies needed to be bridged for the prosperity of society and that the Shariah Academy was playing a vital role in this regard. He said that clerics and scholars should not only point out the problems faced by society but also come forward with their solutions.
The 12-day course was attended by 41 scholars from all over the country. Daily times