Tribal districts to have women varsity campuses

Provincial Minister for Higher Education Kamran Bangash said that provincial government would soon set up campus of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) in the tribal districts to provide education facilities tribal girls.

Addressing the convocation of SBBWU, he said setting up women’s universities in tribal areas would provide opportunities to tribal youth to come forward and participate in nation building.

He said that the provincial government has established 16 new colleges in the province during the year 2021 and during this year over 30 more colleges would be set up. Addressing the occasion Vice Chancellor SBBWU Dr Razia Sultana said that the varsity would become among the top 10 universities of the country in next five years, adding that the graduates of the university could compete at all national and international levels.

Congratulating all the graduates and parents, Professor Dr Razia Sultana said that SBBWU has been empowering women for 17 years and most of the faculty members in the university are Phd and highly qualified. She said that the main function of universities is to promote research and SBBWU produced 10 Phd and 60 MPhil Scholars in the last two years while the varsity is working on 29 research projects.

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