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Universities are mushrooming, degrees are being sold out: Justice Gulzar Ahmad.

ISLAMABAD -- Justice Gulzar Ahmad has remarked education sector is being ruined , universities are mushrooming and degrees are being sold out. He gave these remarks while presiding over a 3- mrmber bench of Supreme Court (SC) during the hearing of the case related to mushrooming universities and degrees here Thursday. He further remarked ' why the government does not look into these matters. Our generations are being ruined. One generation has been ruined and second is in line.

This matter will not be resolved by bringing it into courts. He observed' Preston university main campus is operating in Kohat and I also saw its board in Karachi. On the other hand Al-Khair University has started doing the job of axact. The court sought reply from attorney general and Higher Education Commission (HEC) within 15 days. On the other side counsel for Punjab government took the plea in the case pertaining to encroachments on Girls school Gujranwala that we are ready to provide alternative land to education department. Justice Gulzar Ahmad remarked Girls school was located on trust land and in the heart of city and how the kachchi abadi came into being on trust property while regularizing trust land runs contrary to law. He inquired what action was taken against the officers involved in illegal work.

Chief secretary should sort out the problem till tomorrow and if he does not address small problem then why is he holding his office. He remarked chief secretary should resolve the issue otherwise he should face the consequences. What is justification in providing the land for school at the distance of `13 kilometers. How the children will go to such long distance. Why the kachchi abadi is not shifted. The court adjourned the hearing of Gujranwala school till today

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Mar 15, 2019
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