LAHORE: A delegation of the vice chancellors of universities in Punjab, led by PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhter, called on the Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar, here on Monday.

The delegation briefed the CM about difficulties faced by universities’ teachers and employees due to non provision of disparity allowance. The CM approved the disparity allowance for teachers and employees of universities in the province. However, universities will take formal approval from respective syndicates for the award of disparity allowance.

PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad thanked the CM for resolving the serious matter. Later the VC called for a meeting of the deans of faculties and apprised them about the instructions issued by the CM.

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