Turbat University project is very important, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission
Posted on 02 Jul, 2021
Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of Pakistan Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan along with Additional Chief Secretary of Balochistan Hafiz Abdul Basit visited University of Turbat (UoT) on 1st July 2021.
The Vice Chancellor of University of Turbat Prof. Dr. Jan Mohammad and Commissioner Makran Division Shah Irfan Gharshin along with other officers gave him a warm welcome on his arrival at UoT.
Dean faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Abdul Saboor, Registrar Ghulam Farooq, Deputy Commissioner Ketch Hussain Jan Baloch and officials of National Highways Authority were also present on the occasion.
Deputy Chairman Planning Commission was briefed by the heads of different departments regarding on-going and new development projects of South Balochistan during a meeting held at video conference room of UoT.
During meeting, the UoT’s project Director Manzoor Ahmed Baloch highlighted the salient features of the phase-I and phase-II of the Turbat university project. The phase-II of University of Turbat project had been inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan during his visit to UoT on 13th November 2020.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan thanked the university administration and said that the project of Turbat University was very important and he would try to provide more funds to the University for the Development Works of Phase-II.
He said that there was a need to provide more facilities and attractive incentives to the teachers in the far flung areas of Balochistan. Deputy Chairman said “the university needs digital connectivity and I would seek support from the Universal Service Fund (USF).”
He said that the university could not be run on student’s fees only; therefore, the provincial and federal governments should provide adequate funding and scholarships to the university so that the underprivileged students could continue their studies without any financial burden on their families.