MIRPUR: Prof. Dr. Maqsood Ahmed, Vice Chancellor of Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST), Mirpur expressed his heartiest thanks to Chairman, Higher Education Commission, Mr. Tariq Banuri, Executive Director, Mr. Fateh Marri, Advisor HEC, Ms. Noor Aamna Malik for their continuous and extended support and cooperation with the MUST. In the DDWP Meeting held on the 16th April, 2020, PC-I of the Pallandari Campus was principally approved by the forum for inclusion in the PSDP. In another meeting on the 7th May, 2020 chaired by the Advisor, HEC, Ms. Noor Aamna Malik, the University was advised to submit the Revised PC-I for ongoing Project titled “Upgradation of UCET into MUST, Mirpur AJK” to include in the agenda of forthcoming DDWP meeting in the June, 2020. The HEC permitted the University to clear all the outstanding payments of the Contractors, Consultants; Vendors and Scholars to avoid adverse effects on the project execution. It is worth mentioning the HEC has granted an amount of Rs. 1670.024 million for completion of the project. This is a valuable gift from the Federal Government to the Region of Kashmir and inhabitants of Mirpur in particular. He further added that the PC-I for the establishment of faculty of Veterinary Sciences at Bhimber Campus will be submitted to the HEC in the next week for approval. In a press release, the Vice Chancellor, MUST, paid tributes to the honorable President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan for his constant guidance for the improvement and prosperity of the University. The President AJ&K, during the Pandemic (COVID-19), called serval meeting to chalk out the strategy for continuity of education process and avoid valuable time loss of the students. The vital role of the Finance Minister, AJ&K, Dr. Muhammad Najeeb Naqi Khan was highly appreciated for the financial assistance and allocation of land for Pallandri Campus.The Vice Chancellor, MUST also acknowledged the efforts of the Project Director, Syed Zishan Ashiq and his team for untiring efforts to complete the project and submitting revised PC-I to HEC in very short period of time. It is pertinent to mention here that, the administration and several academic departments will be shifted to the new campus at Jari Kas within next two weeks. The Vice Chancellor also admired the role of Director P&D, Mr. Tariq Iqbal, Director M&E, Syed Naveed Hussain Shah, Deputy Director M&E, Mr. Asif Hussain, Deputy Director P&D, Mr. Asim Khanzada and Assistant Director Ms. Huma Akbar.