QUETTA : Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai on Thursday said “We are living in a fast and advanced era of research, innovation and digital information technology, where each day human lives are moulded with changing technology”.
He expressed these views while addressing the Senate meeting of University of Loralai at Governor House here on Thursday.
Vice Chancellor of University of Loralai, Secretary Higher Education Abdullah Jan and Principal Secretary to Governor Sajjad Ahmed Bhatta were also present in the meeting.
He said “It is imperative to maintain the quality standard of higher education institutions in line with the modern-day needs, only then our institutions and degrees would be accepted globally.”
The governor said that being member of the senate body of an educational institution is a matter of greater honor but at the same time it is a big responsibility, because we are deciding the future of today’s generation.
He added all senate members are expected to play efficient and vigorous role in the development and progress of the university and its students.
Describing the importance and advantages of research innovation, the governor said the world is changing, and so are insights of perceiving different things.
Referring to the momentous outcomes in research innovation, the governor said alternative sources of diesel and petrol have been introduced.
Vehicles and airplanes are being run through solar energy now and in the near future robots would replace manpower, he added.
Achakzai further said “In this constantly modernizing era the old teaching system can never be useful.” He regretted that today our engineers, researchers and scientists are unable to present any innovative ideas due to insufficient education system adopted in our institutions.
He emphasized on modern-day degree-holders to come out of traditional teaching system and make efforts to bring new educational reforms, as ‘need of the hour.’
Different important decision-makers participated in the meeting presented their suggestions and recommendations for the educational advancement of the University of Loralai.