Quaid e Azam University: Educational activities to resume after 3-week hiatus


ISLAMABAD: The educational sessions will resume on Monday in the Quaid-e-Azam University, ending the three-week break which came during the student’s protest against fees hike. Late on Thursday night, the university administration and the protesting students held negotiations, following which the decision to increase the fees was taken back after passing of 16 days. The issue of 45 students detained during the clashes still remains unsolved. The syndicate session made a three-member committee to review the sentences given to the students. At the beginning of October, students started protesting for better facilities in the hostel and for the cancellation of the recent hike in fees. A heavy contingent of police arrived to control the unrest, firing tear-gas shells to disperse raged students.


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