Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Monday approved establishing a new state-of-the-art university in Chakwal. The educational institute will be named as “The University of North Punjab.”

Sources said that a draft bill for this purpose has already been prepared and it would be placed in the meeting of the provincial cabinet for discussion.

The university will facilitate students of the region to acquire knowledge by utilising modern means in the field of research in science and technology. It will further pave new paths for students to develop and enhance their skills, and promoting research and development activities.