Possible New Regional Campus for AIOU

Professor Dr. Nazir Ahmad Sangi, Vice Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad (AIOU), recently went on a five day trip to Chitral, in the hopes of establishing a regional campus at that location. Professor Sangi met with the district coordination officer in Chitral to see if they could provide them with a piece of land to construct the new campus. The construction of the new campus is estimated to be at a cost of $100 million. Some courses the new campus would provide to the surrounding community include; tourism promoting, handcrafting, livestock etc. Professor Sangi also stated the campus would also provide many forms of technology to assist in the education of the students that would be enrolling at this location. This includes video conferences, workshops, a training and studying center as well as examination Hall.

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