Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif assumed charge as Vice-Chancellor of University of Peshawar

Peshawar, August 07, 2017 (PPI-OT):Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid, while welcoming the vice-chancellor, said that Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif’s combination of academic leadership and scholarly achievement would lead the University of Peshawar towards development. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif had been made vice-chancellor of the University of Peshawar for three years on June 8, 2017, according to a notification by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Higher Education Archives and Library Department.

Registrar University of Peshawar, Dr. Zahid Gul on behalf of administrative staff welcomed the vice-chancellor and assured full cooperation. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid paid tributes to the services of the new VC and termed him as a great asset to the varsity. He termed making UOP one of the top varsities of the world as his priority while addressing on the occasion.

“I have accepted the vice chancellorship as a challenge and very well aware of the challenges faced by the varsity and will leave no stone unturned to resolve them. The support of the faculty members, non-teaching staff and students will be pivotal for me for uplifting UoP’s position. It’s a team work and I am hopeful that all of you will support me for the betterment of this varsity’, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif remarked.

He vowed to seek support of everyone at the varsity for making a positive change. “A varsity is recognized due to its faculty and I can proudly say that UOP faculty is playing an exceptional role and their research works are published worldwide”, Prof Dr. Muhammad Asif remarked.

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