PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has directed officials to ensure that all problems faced by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) University, including a shortage of funds, are addressed. Chairing a high-level meeting of FATA University at the Governor House in Peshawar on Tuesday, Jhagra directed the concerned officials to take measures to ensure that apart from receiving ample funds, other problems of the varsity are looked into while the students and management are facilitated. Earlier, Fata University’s Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Tahir gave a detailed briefing on the current state of the varsity to the government, highlighting the problems which the institute is facing. Jhagra said that they government was paying special attention to promoting higher education in Fata and the issue of insufficient funds will not become a hindrance.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 7th, 2017.
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