Government’s decision to reduce the powers of the Higher Education Commission

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Islamabad: The government has decided to reduce the powers of the Higher Education Commission.

According to sources, the Cabinet Committee on Legislation has approved the amendment, after which the status of Federal Minister will be withdrawn from the Chairman of HEC.

Sources say that after the amendment, the Ministry of Education will approve the rules of HE and after the amendment, the executive director will be appointed by the government.

According to sources, the Prime Minister’s Office has decided to review the amendment bill and after the approval of the Prime Minister’s Office, the amendments will be placed before the Cabinet.