1st Meeting of Executive Committee of PNQAHE held in Khyber Medical University on September 27, 2018.


Quality Enhancement Cell of Khyber Medical University (KMU) proposed Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education in First International Conference on Quality Assurance in December 2017. In the response of that members of the Network (Director QECs of Pakistani HEIs) applied for the Executive Committee of the meeting and first meeting of the Executive Committee held on September 27, 2018 in the KMU. Executive members belong to the provinces of Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In the presence of the Interim Committee constituted for the election of positions of the Network including President, Vice President, General Secretary, Joint Secretary and Finance Secretary.

The members of the Executive Committee nominated Prof. Dr. Arshad Javaid ,Vice Chancellor KMU as a president because of his visionary approach and support for Quality Assurance at Higher Education , Syeda Asiyah Bukhari Deputy Director QEC was nominated as General Secretary due to her entire efforts and coordination for the national interest and pioneer of QEC, Prof. Dr. Syed Arshad Karim Director Sir Syed University Karachi nominated as Vice President from the Sindh chapter , Dr. Muhammad Mansha ,Director QEC University of Education Lahore Punjab, nominated as Joint Secretary and Ms. Fareena Iqbal from PIDE, Islamabad nominated as Finance Secretary . Other members of the Executive Committee were Prof. Dr. Farmaullah Director QEC of Agriculture University Peshawar, Dr. Aslam Bhuto Director QEC NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi, Prof. Dr. Waseeullah Malik Director QEC KUST, Dr. Jahangir Director QEC, Malakand University Dir Lower, Prof. Dr. Imtiaz Ali Shah, Vice Chancellor University of Swabi and Prof. Dr. Abid Ali Shah, Vice Chancellor University of Science & Technology Bannu performed role as Interim Committee members. The executive Committee appreciated their efforts.

The PNQAHE will be a platform where the entire Quality Assurance practitioner will share their QA practices and way forward for the quality education. In the constitution of the Executive Committee there are total 11 members (two from each province and two from federally administered territory and one from QAA, HEC, Pak ) will be responsible to participate in day–to-day activities of the Network. The President of the Network Prof. Dr. Arshad Javaid and members of the committee agreed to organize the second International conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Pakistan Institute of Development Economics. It was also discussed the aim and objective of the Network will be shared with the Chairman of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad for their support in light of HEC slogan of Quality . Meeting ended with the vote of thanks.