We should work for sustainable development: Ex-KU VC Pirzada Qasim.


KARACHI -- Whenever we start a new project in the country we must focus on one of the major components that the work should have sustainability. The development would only be considered as durable and benefitted the majority of society if it is sustainable. The public sector universities and particularly the University of Karachi is facing serious financial constraints due to deduction in the grants from concerned departments. In such a scenario, the research work, as well as teaching, cannot flourish and the administrations of the varsities remain under a lot of burdens. However,

Karachi University despite all such challenges is doing extremely well in both the teaching and research sectors. I strongly believe that the adoption of the use of common facilities would work for public sector universities. These views were expressed by the former vice chancellor of the...

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