UoP, Meezan Bank Ink MoU for Extending Loan to Needy Students of varsity
he University of Peshawar and Meezan Bank have inked an agreement to extend financial support to the poor and needy students of varsity in a ceremony held at UoP. The MoU would remain effective for four years and under this Qarz e Hasna facility will be provided to students on need cum merit basis.
The accord to this effect was signed by Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan and Senior Vice President Meezan Bank Mr. Fayaz ur Rehman.
Under the agreement the University of Peshawar will conduct the initial interview of the needy students based on set criterion for final approval of the Shriah Advisory Council of Meezan Bank. Besides meritorious students will also be offered scholarship by the Bank.
Addressing the signing ceremony the Vice Chancellor said that UoP is host to a number of students belonging from underprivileged areas and some of them are in dire need of financial help to continue their education. He added that Banks and other corporate sector should join in our joint cause to educate the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA by extending help to them in completing their studies.
The Vice Chancellor thanked the management of Meezan Bank for their initiative of students financial support program.
The ceremony was attended by Director IM Studies Dr. Zia Obaid, Assistant Registrar P&D Mr. Uzair and others.
University of Peshawar UoP Advanced Studies and Research Board Decided to bring LLM Course Work at par with M. Phil
The advanced studies and research board of the University of Peshawar in its monthly meeting, decided to bring the course work and other requirements for LLM at par with the M. Phil degree programme. The meeting chaired by Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan unanimously approved strict observance of 24 credit hours course work for LLM studies. They also directed that all the LLM research proposals should be routed through the Advanced Studies and Research Board for scrutiny before the scholars could start work on the same.
The ASRB in its meeting also approved 16 PhD and 23 M. Phil topics after they were presented before the august body by the concerned scholars, who were flanked by their respective supervisors for hands on guidance on the spot. Besides four PhD and the same number of M. Phil scholars were given extension to complete their research.
The meeting also acceded to the proposal of extension in completion of study period to the LLM students of the session 2007-08.
Mr. Akhtar Amin
Media & Protocol Officer
University of Peshawar