Islamabad: The National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has unlatched yet another milestone achievement by standing amongst the Top 200 world universities as per Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022.
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According to details, the university has not only retained its overall number 1 position amongst Pakistani universities but also stood first in the country in 8 SDGs.
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These include Clean Water & Sanitation (SDG-6), Affordable & Clean Energy (SDG-7), Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure (SDG-9). Sustainable Cities & Communities (SDG-11), Responsible Consumption & Production (12). Life below Water (SDG-14), Life on Land (SDG-15), and Partnership for the Goals (SDG-17).
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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) governing body, the Commission has restored the powers of HEC Chairperson Dr. Tariq Banuri by a unanimous vote in its meeting held here Wednesday.
The decision overruled an earlier resolution, in which consent of the Commission Members obtained without a formal meeting and through email, to delegate the Chairperson’s powers to the Executive Director, HEC. All participants of the meeting voted in favour of a motion to set aside the earlier resolution. Former prime minister Imran Khan and former federal education minister Shafqat Mahmood were opposing Dr. Banuri for his stance not to give funds to non-performing and ghost institutions. (read more)