Association of Private Sector Universities of Pakistan Writes a Letter to PM Sharif Opposing Amendments to HEC Ordinance: In a letter to Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Association of Private Sector Universities of Pakistan demanded that the Higher Education Commission Ordinance of 2002’s original spirit, purpose, and objectives be maintained, and that no law be passed without consulting stakeholders. In the letter that was written by Prof. Dr. Chaudhry Abdul Rahman, the association’s president, it was requested that the proposed bill and all other bills that limit HEC’s autonomy remain for further action that is in the country’s best interest.
The third Rector’s Conference in 2022 was held in Islamabad by APSP. This huge event was attended by over 100 vice-chancellors and rectors from both public and private universities across the nation. The HEC Ordinance 2002 amendments were strongly opposed by all conference attendees.
The gathering likewise suggested that Conciliatory travel papers ought to be given to Bad habit Chancellors and Ministers to stay away from defers in the visa cycle to guarantee worldwide acknowledgment in laying out worldwide connections and worldwide rankings.