IUB academic block opens
RAHIM YAR KHAN-Classes started in newly-constructed state-of-the-art academic block of Islamia University of Bahawalpur’s Rahim Yar Khan Campus.
The project completed at a cost of Rs726 million is one of the three mega projects delayed since 2007 and Higher Education Commission was going to cancel these projects.
Vice Chancellor Prof Qaiser Mushtaq took the matter on priority and contacted with the federal government for the revival of these projects.
Federal Ministers Ahsan Iqbal and Balighur Rehman along with Chairman Higher Education Commission Mukhtar Ahmed played an important role to revive Rahim Yar Khan Campus project.
The Central Development Working Party in its meeting approved additional grant of Rs310 million for completion and extension with addition of 2 hostels for boys and girls of 250 capacity each, admin block, library and a student service center.
The vice chancellor recently visited the academic block and reviewed progress of under completion buildings. He said that Rahim Yar Khan Campus will provide standard education facility at Rahim Yar Khan. The youth of neighbouring districts of Balochistan and Sindh provinces can also avail this facility.