PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet approved the appointment of the regular vice chancellors to seven public sector universities of the province for three years.
The VCs included Prof Gul Majid Khan for Islamia College University Peshawar, Prof Amin Badshah for University of Buner, Prof Zahir Shah for University of Chitral, Prof Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan for Fata University Kohat, Prof Ghazala Jamal for Women University Mardan, Dr Ziaul Haq for Khyber Medical University Peshawar and Prof Nasir Jamal Khattak for Swabi University.
The spokesman said the government had approved the appointment of VCs to 16 universities in the province during the last few weeks, while the director would be appointed to IMSciences Peshawar very soon.
Meanwhile, the cabinet also approved two years extension in the upper age limit for the Provincial Management Service (PMS) examination to benefit the aspirants, who have become overage due to a pandemic-induced delay in the holding of the exam.
Chief Minister Mahmood Khan presided over the cabinet meeting, which was attended by ministers, his advisers, and administrative secretaries.