VCs told to ensure peace on campuses: Governor concerned over law, order situation

PESHAWAR, Sept 4: NWFP Governor Ali Muhammad Jan Aurakzai has expressed concern over the poor law and order situation on university campuses.

At a meeting with vice-chancellors of Peshawar, Hazara and Malakand universities here on Monday, the governor directed the officials concerned to take measures for improving the law and order on campuses, said a press release.

The meeting, also attended by the secretary, higher education, and director, institute of management sciences, discussed various issues relating to the public sector universities.

Taking notice of the recent incidents of crime in the Peshawar University, the governor directed the university administration to ensure peace for uninterrupted academic activities.

The Hazara University vice-chancellor informed the governor about the recently held entrance test for selection of suitable candidates from remote areas of the NWFP and Fata for admission under the Free Quality Education Project for poor but talented students of backward areas.

He said a total of 1,445 candidates appeared in the test and the selection process was under way. Dawn

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