Don't go beyond the rules: PM

Staff Correspondent
17 October 2019, Thu
Published: 10:10

Don't go beyond the rules: PM

Prime Minister on Thursday directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) do not break the rules in case of overseeing both public and private universities.

PM Sheikh Hasina said this while talking to an UGC delegation, led by its Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah, met her at her office in the city.

PM said that don’t go beyond the rules, follow them properly.

Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim talking to media after the meeting.

Ihsanul Karim informed that PM said the UGC will be empowered by enacting law. And PM directed the UGC to strengthen the capacity of the commission and monitor the colleges affiliated with the public universities.

He also said that the UGC delegation informed the Prime Minister about the activities and development of the apex body entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing the higher education in the country.