IHC reinstates Dr Tariq Banuri as HEC chairman
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Last year in March, Chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Tariq Banuri was removed from his post a year before the expiry of his term through an ordinance and notification that reduced his tenure from four years to two years.
A notification issued by the Establishment Division reads, “In terms of sub-section (5), read with sub-section (5A), of Section 6 of Higher Education Commission Ordinance 2002, as amended vide HEC (Amendment) Ordinance 2021, Dr Tariq Banuri has ceased to be the Chairperson, HEC forthwith and is accordingly removed from the said post, with immediate effect.”
Reporter Ehtisham Kiyani