NED University: Four Names Sent to Governor for VC Post

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The search committee tasked with finding the next vice chancellor (VC) of NED University of Engineering and Technology forwarded names of four applicants to Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan on Monday. After interviewing eight candidates on Sunday, the search committee settled on Prof. Dr Muzaffar Mahmood, pro-vice chancellor at NED University, Dr Muhammad Afzal Haque, director at NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology in Multan, Prof. Dr Nazimuddin Qureshi, NED Academy director-general, and Dr Mujeebuddin Memon, a professor at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology. The governor will now tap one of four candidates to lead the engineering institution for the next four years. Around 15 candidates have applied to the top position at NED…

Oil Terminal Inaugurated in Zulfikarabad

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The residents around Shireen Jinnah Colony will be relieved to know that work has official begun on the oil terminal in Zulfikarabad. Once it is built, the oil tankers parked in Clifton will hopefully move there. On Saturday, Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and Federal Petroleum Minister Dr Asim Hussain laid the foundation stone of the terminal along the National Highway. The Supreme Court issued orders that the project needs to be completed. Karachi Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said the oil terminal will cost around Rs313.5 million and will be completed within five to six months. The parking lot will be 150 acres and will take around 2,568 oil tankers. Around 2,375 shades will be built for…