OKARA: The University of Okara syndicate in its 16th meeting approved the conversion of Samadpura campus building into a residential complex for female faculty members, MPhil and PhD scholars and visiting teachers.
Punjab Minister for Higher Education, Raja Yassir Humayun Sarfraz chaired the syndicate meeting and attended by Okara University Registrar, Dr Muhammad Tahir Khan.
The UO Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Muhammad Zakria Zakar, thanked the Government of Punjab and, especially, Raja Yassir for supporting the newly established university in its academic and administrative development.
He also welcomed the Registrar and vowed to enhance the academic infrastructure of the university in the days to come.
Dr Zakria said that the majority of the female faculty members were from outside the Okara and it was necessary to provide them a secure and decent living facility.