Prof Iqbal takes charge of FUUAST VCJune 9, 2015
KARACHI: Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal has again taken charge of Federal Urdu University of Arts and Technology as a Vice-Chancellor after the apex court gave decision in his favor here on Wednesday.
On the very first day of his joining his office, he annulled all directives issued by former care-taker Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mohammad Qaiser.
Dr Zafar Iqbal annuled all directives which were issued from May 19 to June 9, 2015, when he left the charge of VC on a court decision. He restored the employees on their previous posts, who were dismissed or transferred by former administration.
These employees include Director Finance Prof Dr Mohammad Ali, Director Protocol Ghulam Bashir Bughio, Director Book Compilation Dr Jamil-ul-din, Biography Chair Director Dr Aziz-ur Rehaman, In-charge of Degree Section, Mohammad Hanif Kandhro, Dean Faculty of Religious Studies Dr Abdul Rashid, Dean Faculty of Education Prof Dr Shahid Sajjad and others.
Dr Iqbal was warmly welcomed by academic and non-academic staff. A large number of teachers and non-teaching staff came to his office and congratulated him on taking charge as a head of the university once again, says a release.