Prime Minister house to be converted to Advanced Studies Institute

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The government approved the establishment of institute of advanced studies at the Prime Minister’s House. The government has initiated work on converting the Prime Minister House (PMH) into a state-of-the-art university.

A review meeting related to the progress on converting the PM House into a university was held here at the Prime Minister Office (PMO) on Wednesday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.

The meeting was attended by Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood, Chairman Higher Education Commission Tariq Banuri and officials of Higher Education Commission. The meeting approved a committee, headed by HEC chairman, to review the draft of the charter of the proposed university.

It also accorded approval to a search committee under Education Minister to choose VC of the university. The decision to form a committee for design and operational matters of the university was also taken. A conference titled ‘Emerging Challenges for Pakistan and the Region’ will be held at the new educational institution in December this year.

The News