KARACHI: The Provincial Government has hired Dr Asim Hussain as the Chairman of the Sindh Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Sunday.
A notification has been dispatched by Sindh chief secretary, which declares former federal minister and PPP’s leader Dr Asim as the Chairman of the Sindh HEC.
The notification states that: “In continuation of this department’s notification of even number dated 28.1.2014 & in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5 (1) of the Sindh Higher Education Commission Act-2013, the Chief Minister Sindh/ Controlling Authority has been pleased to re-appoint Dr Asim as Chairperson, Sindh Higher Education Commission for one more similar term.”
Several corruption charges were faced by Dr Asim by NAB references. Also, he was alleged and detained by the Sindh Rangers 2015 for providing shelter to the terrorists at his own hospital.
However, Federation of All Pakistan Academic Association would call for a strike if the decision will not be altered by the Provincial Government.