Govt not to undo HEC eight years’ efforts for higher education

Senator Jehangir Badar on Wednesday said that the government is not planning to undo the good work done by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the last eight years and respect for merit would prevail.

He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the first International Conference on “Promotion of Social Science Research in Pakistani Universities: Prospects and Challenges” organized by HEC Committee for Development of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Jehangir Badar stressed the need for a uniform education system, need for more universities for a knowledge-based economy and a sustained structure for providing funding for social science research.