ISLAMABAD – The chief minister of Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch requested the vice chancellors of federal universities to provide admission to Baloch students in their respective institutes as its a dream to produce more MPhil and PhDs from the militancy hit province.
Dr Baloch was addressing the three-day conference on history and culture of Balochistan on Monday at Quaid-e-Azam University.
Baloch stated “We have opened three new universities in Khuzdar, Kage and Loralai. But there is still a fear back in Balochistan that if they get admission here in Islamabad then everyone would be killed. However, the reality is not like this. Let me tell you that Quetta’s law and order situation is not worst than that of Faisalabad’s.”
He asked the vice chancellors present at the university that ‘how many Baoch students could become MPhil andPhDs from their respective institutes?’
He stated that it was the dream to produce as many as possible MPhils and PhDs in next five years.
The three-day conference, being organised by the National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research (NIHCR), Centre of Excellence, Quaid-e-Azam University, was inaugurated by Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik.
Dr Sajid Mehmood Awan, acting Director of the NIHCR said that the conference spans over 10 academic sessions on the history and culture of Balochistan. The event was part of a series of conferences on various regions and provinces.