A meeting was chaired by the Shah Abdul Latif University (Salu) Khairpur’s vice-chancellor Professor Dr Parveen Shah on Tuesday to discuss ways to improve the future ranking of the varsity and increase the generation of funds for its upgradation.
The participants also finalised the pending visit of Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. At the meeting held at the vice-chancellor secretariat, Dr Shah extended her congratulations to the participants for the success of the Salu, which is ranked as the seventh best university of Pakistan among the 18 public sector universities in the general-large category. “I strongly believe in teamwork as it leads to the best performance and success,” she said.
It was decided that each faculty member will publish at least two research papers in internationally reputed/HEC recognised journals. It was also decided that fund-raising campaigns will be launched on a regular basis. A committee would be constituted comprising of chairpersons, chairmen, deans and directors to collect funds from individuals, corporations and government.
The vice chancellor informed the meeting that the chief minister has consented to grace the dinner scheduled for August at the varsity. Dr Shah informed that in a recent meeting with the chief minister, they had submitted reports for three developmental schemes at the campus, including construction of a boundary wall, construction of a main gate and a bailout package.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 17th, 2013.