NUST hosts envoys from

11 countries


ISLAMABAD: To bolster academic and research linkages with universities in friendly countries, the National University of Sciences and Technology hosted ambassadors, high commissioners and deputy heads of mission from as many as 11 countries on Tuesday.

Rector NUST Lt Gen (R) Naweed Zaman along with senior management of the university greeted the guests from Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Cuba, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Russia and Yemen. The guests were given a detailed briefing on NUST, focusing on national and international achievements, array of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research facilities.

While speaking to the guests, the rector apprised them of collaboration opportunities available at NUST in areas including research, student exchange programmes and faculty mobility. The briefing was followed by a question-answer session.

The guests expressed their interest in strengthening academic ties of higher education institutions from their respective countries with the NUST. Later, they were led to a detailed visit of the NUST institutions and Technology Incubation Centre.–PR


AIOU declares Matric results


ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University declared final results of its Matric programme for Semester Spring 2017.

The result has been placed at the university’s website.

The AIOU controller of examinations said that the result cards were also being sent to the students at their addresses. The students can also download their results from the university’s website.

The passed students are allowed to enrol themselves with the AIOU during the ongoing Semester Spring 2018 admissions that will continue till March 5, the controller said.

Meanwhile, the process of results’ announcement has been expedited. Result of FA is expected to be declared next week. The results of BA and B.Ed programmes would also be declared by the end of the month, the official added.–APP


NA for separate graveyard for rural Islamabad


ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution for separate graveyard for rural areas of Islamabad. The resolution was moved by MNA Asad Umar.

Speaking on the occasion, Asad Umer said that his constituency, NA-48, lacked basic amenities of life. H-9 graveyard is far away from the rural areas of the city.

Sufficient land should be allocated for setting up a separate graveyard for the people of rural areas of Islamabad, he said.–APP


Three SHOs transferred


ISLAMABAD: The DIG (Operations) of Islamabad Capital Territory Police issued transfer orders of station house officers of three police stations, Karachi Company, Secretariat and Sihala.

CIA inspector Akhtar Khan was posted as SHO Karachi Company while the SHO Karachi Company Fayyaz Tanoli was transferred to the CIA. Shaukat Ali, SHO Sihala Police Station and SHO Secretariat Qaisar Niaz were transferred to Rescue-15.–Online

In addition, Shabbir Ahmad Tanoli, sub-inspector at Kohsar Police Station, was posted as SHO Secretariat.