KUrdu varsity body slams 'pressure group'
KARACHI, May 20(Dawn): The executive committee of the Federal Urdu University
has drawn the attention of President Pervez Musharraf to the activities of a
pressure group that was blocking implementation of the decisions taken by the
The committee, which met here on Sunday under the
chairmanship of its acting president Khurram Ashraf, passed a resolution against
the group, observing that it had exerted immense pressure on deputy chairman of
the senate to prevent him from forwarding a report to President Musharraf,
Chancellor of the university, on teachers' promotion.
Shaheen Akhter, Najmul Aarfeen, Suleman D. Mohammad, Mohammad Shafi Azad and
Prof Nasir Abbas were among those who attended the meeting.
observed that the situation in the university was worsening adversely affecting
academic and administrative activities.
Taking notice of the inactivity
of the Graduate Research Management Group of the university over the past many
years, the meeting demanded its early revival.