KMU- PNQAHE signs MoU with Hazara University
The MoU signing ceremony for organizing and hosting the 3rd international conference on Quality Assurance was held at PNQAHE secretariat at Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar. The said MOU signed between The Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education (PNQAHE) and Hazara University (HU), Mansehra. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Arshad Javed, President PNQAHE and Prof. Dr. Syed Manzoor Hussain Shah, Vice Chancellor Hazara University representing their respective organizations. According to the MoU Hazara University will organize and host the 3rd International conference on Quality Assurance. The two organizations will work in co-operation to hold the Conference to achieve its objectives to serve the community at large. Besides others Registrar KMU Prof. Dr. M. Saleem Gandapur, General Secretary PNQAHE Ms. Asiya Bukhari and Registrar Hazara University & Lt Cdr (Rtd) Dr. Mahmood Khan Director QEC Hazara University, were also present on the occasion.
PNQAHE and HU agreed upon the terms that HU will develop the conference website containing all the necessary information for participants. The website link shall be displayed on both, PNQAHE and Hazara University websites. Announcing and marketing the conference information to PNQAHE member/non-member HEIs and international target participants, in consultation with PNQAHE will also be made by HU. HU will also form a committee of senior faculty members to evaluate the submitted abstracts/papers/presentations. The said committee will be fully authorized to select or reject submissions. The generous financial contribution of Hazara University was also highly appreciated for meeting the conference expenses. It was agreed upon by both the parties that HU will bear all the expenditures of the conference excluding share of the PNQAHE.
In the meeting it was decided that the collaboration or sponsorship from any organization would be highly appreciated. The recommended lower limit for collaboration is PKR 0.5 million and for sponsorships is PKR 0.2 million. The meeting was told that University of Malakand has shown keen interest in collaborating with HU by paying the recommended share of PKR 0.5 million, however any other university or organization will also be welcomed for collaboration subject to fulfilling the terms and condition of MOU.