Imran Masood, the spokesperson of Association of the Private Sector Universities in Punjab (APSUP) on Saturday said that the private universities have been closed owing to the policies of the government.
Imran Masood held a press conference and said that the biggest issue that the students are experiencing is that they do not have access to the universities. Only 9 per cent of children in Pakistan go to schools and 7 per cent proceeds further to attain higher education, as mentioned by the spokesperson of the APSUP.
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He further added that he is astonished that PM Khan is not aware of the situation in the province of Punjab. He also said that they must strengthen the education sector and must make higher education a priority.
Imran Masood also said that there 55 government and 25 private universities in Punjab and the travel and the research grant has been stopped in the province. He said that the government should offer scholarships to the students.
The spokesperson also mentioned the issue of inflation and its related trouble which the Pakistanis are currently experiencing.
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