Ashan terms NUML a bridge between youth & int'l community.

ISLAMABAD: Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives inaugurated the Research & Development Block at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) on Tuesday. Chairman Higher Education Commission Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Rector NUML Major General Muhammad Jaffar HI (M) and others also attended the ceremony.

Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that NUML is a bridge between Pakistani youth & international community through language learning, skill development and knowledge production. He emphasized the need of providing higher education facilities for our youth. He showed his government's commitment to increase spending on infrastructure, knowledge production and institutional development. He lauded the efforts being done by NUML as a national cause and for the future of Pakistan.

Minister suggested that NUML being the only institute of language learning should establish "Darul Hikma" for translation of all knowledge material produced at international institutions into Urdu and other local languages.

Earlier, Rector NUML Major General Muhammad Jaffar (Retd) highlighted that NUML has achieved X-Category in research (top 25) and Business Incubation (top 6) as ranked by HEC. He thanked the continuous support of federal minister and chairman HEC in various projects of the university. ETPB chairman given charge of additional secy

Minister for Religious Affairs Talha Mehmood on Tuesday informed the National Assembly (NA) that the acting charge of office of the Chairman of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) was given to the additional secretary of the ministry after the resignation of incumbent Chairman Habib ur Rehman Gillani.

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