MULTAN: Bahuddin Zakariya University's (BZU) management has decided to take action against three of its professors who were officially sent abroad for higher education but they did not come back in due course of time.
An official document, issued by BZU Registrar Sohaib Rashid Khan revealed that notices have been served on guarantors of Assistant Professor Tariq Saeed, Assistant Professor Dr Asad Aslam and Ali Saeed for the recovery of Rs37.1 million, the total educational expenses spent from the national exchequer.
If the said academics would fail to deposit the money in the university exchequer till August 15, 2019, it would be recovered either from them or their guarantors, said an excerpt from the document. Tariq Saeed is a professor working in the university's English Department, Muhammad Aslam and Ali Saeed are professors of Biotechnology, and they were awarded scholarships for their PhD education under the project of SYRGFS.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 9th, 2019.