ISLAMABAD:Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nasir Mahmood has been appointed chairperson of the National Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (NACTE) for a term of four years.

Prof Mahmood has more than 25 years of experience of work on various positions in the field of education.

According to a notification, he has completed more than 60 research projects and published 57 research papers in national and international journals.

Dr Mahmood served as the Dean of the Faculty of Education in Allama Iqbal Open University for a long time. Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training appointed Dr Nasir acting vice chancellor of AIOU on the tenure completion of Prof Dr Zia Ul-Qayyum.

Since then, he has been rendering his services for the AIOU as vice chancellor.