Un­hy­gienic con­di­tions at food out­lets

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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

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