ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday clarified that there was no pressure on the HEC regarding verification of educational degrees of the members of Parliament. The Higher Education Commission in a statement said, "The Presidency is not pressurising the HEC with regard to the verification of degrees of parliamentarians." The Prime Minister had directed the HEC to follow rules and procedures while dealing with the issue of verification of degrees. The process of verification was going on smoothly and all the relevant universities were fully cooperating with the HEC, it added.