Vice Chancellor AIOU Professor Dr. Nazir Ahmad Sangi announced Regional Campus at Chitral.
CHITRAL: Vice Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad (AIOU) Professor Dr. Nazir Ahmad Sangi arrived here on 5 days visit to Chitral. Main objective of his visit to establish here regional campus of university. In this connection he meet district coordination officer Chitral and offer him that if district administration provide them piece of land they will establish a building with the cost of 100 million. Different issues were discussed during the meeting and DCO Chital proposed for including a subject for students of Religious Madaras so that they will be patriot and loving Pakistan. VC said that we changed Islamiat subject and introduced it with a new patron to guide our students as a best citizen. Their behaviors also will be changed he added. He said that the university can introduce any subject for Chitral students like tourism promoting, handicraft, live stock etc. He said that if a regional campus was established here it will facilitate students in video conferences, workshop, training and a study center as well as examination Hall. And he allocate 100 million for this purpose. It was decided during the meeting to approach to Chief Secretary KPK for this purpose and copy to be endorsed to DCO for perusing it.
Vice chancellor also visited Kalash valley and meet different students at Bumborat. He assured them for appointing a separate regional coordinator for Kalash valleys to facilitate students of three valleys regarding providing them admission forms, date sheet and other information. He also stressed upon the local people to provide them land for construction of a study center of AIOU in the valley. During his visit to Kalasha Dur (Museum) he discussed different issues with Museum In-charge Akram Hussain and emphasized them to must preserve their centuries old culture. He was warmly welcomed by both Muslim and Kalash people on arrival to the valley. An education conference was held at Commerce college hall where Vice chancellor was chief guest and the conference was presided over by Sahibuddin Principal of the college. Speakers on the occasion expressed their views and thanked him for paying visit to Chitral Principal of Govt. Centennial Model High School Chitral Ziauddin in his welcome address demanded for establishment of Regional campus at Chitral, store of books and materials, including technical educations and subjects in courses of AIOU and vehicle for its office at Chitral. He also demanded for increasing rumination of tutors and resources persons.
Dr. Nazir assured them that he is trying of his best to get a piece of land for this purposes and he also stressed upon the participants to help them in this connection. He emphasized on teachers to increase number of students from 2600 to 11000 so that will be caused for more benefits of this area. He strictly warned them to discourage cheating and perform your duty honestly. He also announced increasing of examination centers at Chitral to facilitate their students at their door step. He pointed out that no female participant is present in the hall and lamented this discrimination by stressing them to must involve female to enhance their learning skill and improve their knowledge capacity. 6 regional coordinators would be appointed at different parts of Chitral he added. A large number of teachers, tutors and students participated in education conference.
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