Dr Iftikhar becomes new VC UET Peshawar

Friday 09 June 2017 3 weeks ago 62   Peshawar   Print

Prof. Dr Iftikhar Hussain-File Photo

Report  Web desk : PESHAWAR: Prof. Dr Iftikhar Hussain has been made Vice chancellor of University of Engineering and Technology, (UET Peshawar). The newly posted Vice Chancellor assumed charge of his office here Friday and chaired a meeting of Heads of Departments. Pro-Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr Noor Muhammad while welcoming the vice chancellor said, his remarkable combination of proven academic leadership and outstanding scholarly achievement will stand him in excellent stead to lead UET Peshawar towards development. Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain expressed satisfaction over cooperation assured by faculty and administration. He spoke his vision with taking concrete steps including transformation of UET Peshawar’s academic system to the Outcome-Based Education by December 2018, introducing a complete automation of the University, and conducting the selection board for promotions and new appointments. Registrar UET Peshawar, Dr Khizar Azam on behalf of administrative staff also welcomed the vice chancellor and assured full cooperation. Prof Dr. Iftikhar Hussain had been made Vice chancellor of the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar for three years from June 8, 2017, according to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Higher Education Archives and Library Department Notification No. SO (U.II) HE/3-4/2016). The Pro-Vice Chancellor, Engr. Prof Dr. Noor Muhammad had been given the acting charge of the VC prior to the posting of the new Vice Chancellor. 02