The Higher Education Commission (HEC) conferred Best Teacher Award 2013 on Dr Muhammad Asgher Hashmi, Dean Faculty of Science and Education, Islamia University of Bahawalpur.

The award was presented to him at a special ceremony by Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Harmony and Sports Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada.

IUB Vice Chancellor Dr Qaiser Mushtaq specially participated in the ceremony and not only encouraged Dr Hashmi but also expressed his immense interest by actively taking part in the activity regarding university. HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad and Executive Director Dr Mansoor Karim Kundi were also present on the occasion. The IUB VC, the University faculty, teachers and students have greeted Dr Muhammad Asgher Hashmi on receiving the award.