Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Webinar/Hybrid Workshop on “Higher Education in Pakistan: Challenges, Opportunities, Solutions” Islamabad; November 17, 2021

Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) is organizing a
webinar/hybrid workshop on “Higher Education in Pakistan: Challenges, Opportunities, Solutions” scheduled on Nov. 17, 2021, in the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. Specifically, the webinar is designed to:

  • Analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the existing
    higher education system – Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran
  • Evaluate emerging trends and challenges to higher education in Pakistan – Engr.
    Ahmed Farooq Bazai
  • Perform a critical analysis of the problems of Higher Education in Pakistan:
    Possible Solutions – Dr. Abdullah Sadiq
  • Devise/Formulate a way forward to further augment the Higher Education Policy
    & Research in Pakistan to mitigate the Challenges in Transformation of the Society
    – Mr. Mian Imran Masood

Guest Speakers (Former HEC Chairmen)

  • Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rahman
  • Dr. Javaid Laghari
  • Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed
  • Dr. Tariq Banuri

Registration / Participation

There is no registration fee for participation in the Webinar. Academicians, Scientists, Research scientists & Engineers, Education Experts, University Faculty Members, Post-doctoral researchers, Faculty and as well as Fresh graduate/Postgraduate students are encouraged to participate in the event on a first-come and first-served basis. Interested participants may access the Online Registration at
and details are available on the PAS website at

The last date for submission to Webinar Secretariat is Nov. 10, 2021.

Click Here to Download the Tentative Program of the same.

For further information, please Contact:
PAS Secretariat:
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 051 9204843
*No TA/DA or accommodation will be provided by the Activity Secretariat/organizers for
participation in the event.

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