HEC removed the University of Swat VC after the inquiry report

HEC removed the University of Swat VC after the inquiry report

The University of Swat has suspended its Vice-Chancellor on Monday after the governor’s orders owing to monetary discrepancies and illegal recruitment arose in his tenure calling for an investigation, reported.

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Shah Farman instructed his dismissal after which Higher Education Commission (HEC), removed VC Doctor Muhammad Jamal from his post through a notification today. It sent him on a 90-day suspension after an inquiry into discrepancies was carried out.

The decision was taken after according to an inquiry report, there were cases of thefts in the university budget and illegal postings on the campus.

The HEC appointed the dean of Life Sciences faculty ‘Doctor Hassan Sher’ to the vacant top post for two years duration after the dismissal of the existing VC.

In a separate report today, Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid announced the provincial government’s decision to vaccinate all students of medical universities and colleges in Punjab.

It was decided in a meeting chaired by the Punjab Health Minister Yasmin Rashid at Civil Secretariat Lahore to evaluate the current coronavirus situation in the province.

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In the meeting, the decision was also taken to vaccinate staff of banks, industries, educational institutions among 30 other important departments.