Unhygienic conditions at food outlets
ISLAMABAD—The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration has expedited its ongoing campaign against adulterated food items and submitted challans in the court against 25 food outlets for not maintaining hygienic conditions.
According to an ICT administration spokesman, its teams conducted inspection of some 239 food outlets during last week and issued notices to 36 of them for not complying with the food and hygiene laws. As many as 35 broken and unhygienic utensils were also confiscated while stocks of 30 non-branded juice and three dozen non-branded snacks were also seized.
The teams, he said took 13 samples of food items and sent them to laboratory for analysis.—APP ISLAMABAD—Minister of State for Federal Education Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman Tuesday gave away the certificate of academic achievement to Ahmed Farooq for securing the highest aggregate marks in the world for the first year of the LLB (Hons) degree of University of London International Programmes.
The minister of state, in a meeting with a University of London delegation, appreciated the student saying, “I feel privileged to present this certificate to you.”
He said this was an honour for the country. “We have immense talent in Pakistan; have brilliant students, who are not only making us proud at home but globally as well.”
Baligh discussed the education system and quality of education in Pakistan with the delegation.
He said an education park was being set up in Punjab and invited the University of London to establish a fullfledged campus there.
He said the University of London should use their Pakistani Alumni as a platform to arrange more scholarships for Pakistani students.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Undergraduate Law Programmes Simson Askey said the University of London had best students from Pakistan and they were very proud of them all.
Pakistan, he said, had a different perception in the outside world but during thier visit they saw an altogether different image of the country. They were impressed by the motorway and road system of Pakistan, food was amazing here and Islamabad was one of the beautiful cities of the world, he added.
Vice Chancellor University of London Mary Stiasny said they enjoyed their visit to Pakistan and would like to come back again.
Secretary Education Muhammad Humanyun Khan, Additional Secretary Dr Allah Bakhsh Malik, Joint Education Advisor Rafiq Tahir, and Country Head University of London Saad Wasim were also present in the meeting.
Advisor to PM on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui chairing meeting regarding affairs of Department of Archaeology and Museum at Ministry of National History and Literary Heritage.—APP Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman in a meeting with delegation of University of London to honour Ahmad Farooq who secured first position in first year of LLB (Hons) degree programme of University of London International.—APP