Quality Higher Education Being Extended To AJK's Remote Areas: Sardar Masood Khan

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Quality higher education being extended to AJK's remote areas: Sardar Masood Khan

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan Thursday said the residents of remote and far flung Neelum Valley district would be provided with quality higher education.

MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Jun, 2018 ) , :Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan Thursday said the residents of remote and far flung Neelum Valley district would be provided with quality higher education.

"For this purpose, a sub-campus of the state-run University of AJK will be constructed according to the international standards, which will provide quality higher education to the students belonging to the Neelum Valley and adjoining areas," he added.

The AJK President expressed these views while talking to Advocate Uzma Shireen, President Pakistan Muslim League (N) Neelum Valley district, who called on him here at the President House.

Sardar Masood Khan, who is also Chancellor of AJK based public sector universities, while praising the residents of Neelum, said they had always been at the forefront of Indian fire and aggression across the Line of Control. People living close to the LoC had displayed the highest level of courage and resilience in the face of naked and unprovoked aggression by India, he added.

During the meeting, Advocate Uzma also apprised the AJK President of a recent fire that ravaged the areas adjoining Sharda in Neelum Valley which gutted almost 45 shops and a guesthouse. The president expressed his concern over the tragic incident and said the affecteed people would soon be compensated for their losses. He added that a detailed investigation into the incident would also be compiled to help understand the cause of the fire.

Advocate Uzma also apprised the president of various issues faced by students from the Indian occupied Kashmir, who are studying at engineering and medical colleges throughout Pakistan. She proposed that a separate fund be created to help those students meet their academic expenditures.

The president also praised the efforts of Advocate Uzma in establishing a facilitation desk at Pakistani embassies for facilitating Kashmiri students studying abroad.

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