Secretary Higher Education Visits HEART, Hayatabad

Visit of Secretary Higher Education Archives and Libraries Department Government of
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Higher Education Academy of Research and Training, Hayatabad,
Peshawar on 23rd August, 2017

The Secretary Higher Education Archives and Libraries Department (HED) Mr. Syed Zafar Ali Shah visited the Higher Education Academy of Research and Training (HEART) Hayatabad Peshawar on August 23, 2017. The Director HEART Prof. Munawar Alam received the guests and presented them bouquet of fresh flowers.

The Secretary visited the Resource Rooms where two parallel training courses HESG-I/17
MTP-27 and HESG-I/18 MTP-28 for the lecturers of Govt. Colleges of HED were in progress. The Secretary delivered a detailed lecture to the participants of both the trainings on the reform initiatives taken by the HED during his tenure. Later on question answer session was also held I which different questions were asked by the participants regarding research, leaves, posting/transfers and scholarships for higher studies to which the worthy Secretary responded well.

After the session, the Secretary planted an Araucaria heterophylla in the lawn of the academy. The Director HEART Prof. Munawar Alam, Mr. Muhammad Zaman Khan, Chief Planning Officer, HED and Mr. Rahim Gul, Section Officer (Universities-III) were also present at the occasion.

He also visited the officers’ mess, male and female residential hostels and directed the Director HEART to further provide the basic essentials in both the hostels and in the forthcoming training to be started hopefully in the first fort night of October 2017, male and female hostel may be swapped with one another.

The Secretary appreciated the Director HEART for the establishment of well-equipped Computer Laboratory and Library on which more than 2000 books have been placed to facilitate the participants of the trainings.

The Secretary also appreciated the wall paneling carried out on the walls of the Conference Hall and the Committee Room of HEART through Pak. German Wood Working Centre. At the end, the Secretary HED directed the Director HEART to conduct two cohorts of trainings on the Capacity Building of Principals/DDOs of Government Colleges of HED on Leadership and Financial Management at LUMS Lahore for which the Director HEART along with his team will proceed to LUMS to finalize the matter.