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LAHORE: The federal Higher Education Commission (HEC) will establish a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Integrated Study Centre at the Punjab University (PU).

HEC consultant retired Lt Gen Muhammad Asghar gave a presentation on Tuesday on the CPEC and ‘One Belt, One Road’ concept and said that there was a need to create awareness among people regarding the benefits of this project.

PU Vice Chancellor Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir said the varsity would play its role in implementing the federal government’s vision regarding CPEC. He instructed a PU team to prepare a concrete proposal within a week so that practical work could be started as soon as possible.

FCC: The Centre for Public Policy and Governance of Forman Christian College held a two-day training for the department of social welfare Punjab and Baitul Maal and representatives of various non-governmental organisations here on Tuesday.

The training was part of a larger project, titled ‘Social Welfare Department: The Provincial Face of Regulation and Interaction with NGOs’, being conducted by CPPG with the support of USAID small grants and the Ambassador’s Fund Programme.

Published in Dawn, May 24th, 2017