FAISALABAD   -  A robber was killed in a police encounter while his accomplice managed to escape in Ghulamabad police limits on Friday.  According to a police spokesman, a team of Eagle Squad signaled two motorcyclists to stop but they opened firing on them. In retaliation, an accused received bullet injures while his accomplice fled. The injured was identified as Muhammad Yaseen who was wanted in 47 cases of robbery and other 

heinous crimes. The injured was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed to his injures.  A pistol and a gun were recovered from the spot while a raiding team was constituted to arrest the other accused.

AIOU web link for e-registration

AIOU has opened a link for e-registration of tutors till March 22, 2021. A spokesman for the AIOU Regional Campus Faisalabad said on Friday that all those tutors who were already registered and for some reasons their profiles were incomplete, could now update their profiles. The web link https://tutor.aiou.edu.pk would be open till  March 22, he added.

Indonesian envoy for strengthening relations

Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Adam Mulawarman Tugio on Friday said, the bilateral relations in the field of agriculture, academia, and industry would be further strengthened to get benefit from each other experiences and fight the common challenges.  He was talking to deans and directors meeting of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and addressing a seminar in connection with Women Day at the UAF that was presided over by Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asif Tanveer.

  The ambassador was of the view that Indonesia was exporting palm oil to Pakistan. He said palm oil production was important to economy of Indonesia as the country was one of the biggest producers of palm oil. 

Talking about academia ties, he said that they would open up new avenue of the academia exchange, 

including bilateral seminar, conferences among the UAF and his country’s educational institutes 

particular in agriculture, livestock and animal sciences. Besides, he also urged students and faculty 

to apply for KNS fully funded scholarship 2021 to study in Indonesia.  He said there were many similarities 

in the culture of the both countries.