The adviser to the Sindh CM for Universities and colleges and the vice-chancellor of the universities Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said that the provincial government, understanding the significance of the high-level technical education for the progress and development of the country, was setting up the universities and higher education institutions in all the districts.
While addressing the 10th Academic Convocation of the Quaid-e-Azam University of Engineering and Technology in Nawabshah on Saturday he said that under the vision of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and his daughter Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, 37 universities would be established in the province of Sindh while 4 universities and the first Bakhtawar Girls Cadet College of Pakistan have been set up in the Shaheed Benazirabad district.
The adviser said that the enrollment to the engineering and medical colleges and universities were done via the tests purely based on merit for encouraging the students to finish the race of getting maximum marks in the examination instead of giving significance to the merit system.
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More than four hundred graduating students which include a large chunk of female students got degrees in the convocation, he indicated and particularly congratulated the parents of the female students who received gold medals and got notable position and expressed the hope that the students of the university after graduating would bring name and fame to the province and to the country.
He gave assurance of full cooperation to offer funds from the government of Sindh for the betterment in the educational facilities at the university.
The adviser said that the management of the university was working in cooperation with the administration, students and the teaching staff for maintaining the academic quality and standards and to ensure the on-time completion of the academic year.