AsianetApril 11, 2013 11:33
Dr Sania Nishtar, Federal Minister for Science & Technology, Information Technology and Professional Education & Training, paid a visit to Higher Education Commission (HEC) here on Wednesday. The Chairperson HEC, Dr Javaid R Laghari apprised the minister of the working, functions and role of HEC for strengthening higher education sector in Pakistan. He informed that research output has grown eight-folds since 2002 (from 815 in 2002 to 6,200 in 2011). 90% of these research publications from Pakistan are coming from HEIs.