Saturday, June 20, 2015

SAARC decide to work together to promote higher education

ISLAMABAD: The heads of advanced education commissions from eight part nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) on Tuesday chose to cooperate to accomplish the basic goal of financial and administration advancement in the area.

The two-day meeting of the board of trustees of heads of HEC/ college award commissions of the Saarc part states, led by HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, closed here with a resolve to work mutually for the advancement of advanced education.

It was likewise chosen that the way of life of value advanced education in the part states would be advanced and the individuals would be working for the foundation of a Saarc quality confirmation system.

`We will build up the Saarc quality certification system for quality advanced education in the region,` Dr Mukhtar Ahmed told Dawn. He said all the individuals chose to think about growing as an instrument for a community oriented exploration program among the organizations of higher adapting in part states to address regular issues, for example, vitality, water, environment and common debacles and so forth.

Spealcing at the end service, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engineer Baleeghur Rehman underlined the requirement for improving collaboration among the Saare nations for the improvement of advanced education.

The priest said the administration would give each conceivable backing to the council for accomplishing the objectives.

`Education strategy is vital to scaffold crevices among South Asian nations,` he said and included that there was a major space for synergistic research in numerous regions.

`We need to concoct indigenous answers for our neighborhood problems,` he said.

Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed said the members exhibited helpful proposals on the most proficient method to make the discussion more viable for the improvement of advanced education in all the part conditions of Saarc.

After considerations, the meeting chose that the HEC would set up a draft concurrence on participation in the range of advanced education for flow among the part states through the Saarc Secretariat before the end of October for perspectives/remarks The understanding would concentrate on the coordinated local approach in initiating the regular goal of financial and authority advancement through advancing advanced education.

It was concurred that every part state would build up its national capability system and adjust it to the appraisal and accreditation component to guarantee access to quality advanced education.