Wednesday, December 7

Interior Secretary assures early clearance to SZABUL-Northampton agreement

KARACHI: Founder Vice Chancellor Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law (SZABUL) and former Sindh Education Minister Justice retd Qazi Khalid Ali called on Federal Interior Secretary Yousuf Naseem Khokhar and Section Officer Abdul Waheed Memon in Islamabad and requested them for early issuance of security clearance in respect of the SZABUL-Northampton agreement.

The agreement, which aims at mutual collaboration for promotion of higher education, envisages educational facilities to Pakistani students at Northampton University of United Kingdom against nominal fees. Khalid told the federal secretary that SZABUL plans to implement the agreement from next semester scheduled to commence in September 2018 so that maximum Pakistani students are able to avail 13000 pound annual scholarship from Northampton University.

He said the first ever and the only Law University of the country (SZABUL) was launched by the Sindh government in 2013 and by now it was extending educational facilities to almost 1600 student of LLB, LLM and PhD l Khalid said The Supreme Court of Pakistan had acknowledged and appreciated the pedagogic standards being followed at the SZABUL and directed the varsity to maintain them.