A two-day Vice Chancellor’s conference was held on 19th-20th May 2023 in BUITEMS Quetta, which was presided by Hon’ble Governor Balochistan and Chancellor Public Sector Universities (PSUs) Malik Abdul Wali Khan Kakar and attended by Vice Chancellors and Pro-Vice Chancellors of all PSUs of Balochistan, MPAs, Administrative Secretaries and HEC officials. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir (TI) and Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Syed Manzoor Ahmed represented the University of Gwadar at the VC’s Conference.
In his opening and closing speech, Governor Balochistan Malik Wali Khan Kakar pressed on the provincial government and HEC officials for maximum funding of provincial universities and vowed to organize more conferences of the same nature for the universities in the future. The Vice Chancellors of all provincial universities appreciated the Hon’ble Governor for his earnest efforts to resolve the recurrent and demanding issues of the provincial universities.
The delegates in different sessions held discussions and deliberations on universities’ financial, administrative, and academic issues and matters, and proposed policy recommendations in the shape of a strategic plan for short-term, medium-term, and long-term measures to ensure the sustainability of PSUs.
The delegates emphasized introspection within the universities and demanded maximum funds from the provincial government and HEC for the public sector universities in Balochistan.
Being the most senior Vice Chancellor of PSUs in the province the third session of the conference was chaired by the Vice Chancellor University of Gwadar. Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir.
Pro Vice-Chancellor UG Prof. Dr. Syed Manzoor Ahmed was one of the main organizers of the conference.
The delegates also acknowledged the contributions of the working group under the guidance of Mr. Abdul Nasir Dotani PS to the Governor and Mr. Abdul Rehman Acting VC BUITEMS.