President wants resuming of online education

By Staff Reporter
Thursday – June 11, 2020
ISLAMABAD: The president Arif Alvi, Wednesday, underlined the need for providing online education, by the universities and other higher educational institutions, so as to avoid academic loss of the students in view of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

According to an official statement, he stated this during a presentation given by university of Baltistan (UoB) vice chancellor (VC) Muhammad Naeem Khan, through a video conference.

The UoB VC Khan highlighted various initiatives taken by the UoB for promotion of education.

President Alvi said that the UoB needed to focus on research and innovation as well as to strengthen its linkages with national and international universities so as to promote quality education in the country.

He said coronavirus pandemic had affected the education sector everywhere and this challenge can be met by encouraging and promoting the culture of online education.

President Alvi appreciated the measures taken by the UoB management for arranging online classes for students as well as promoting education in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).