CAREC will be 'university of future': Ahsan

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ISLAMABAD, April 5 (APP): Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) University would be the “university of the future” because of the best academic model and faculty of international standard. “Work is underway to operationalize it by September 2017 for which seed money of Rs 500 million has been set aside in the  Public Sector Development Programme,” he said. Chairing the first meeting of steering committee of CAREC  University here at Ministry of Planning and Development, he said  the idea of this university was first floated in early 90s when  the Central Asian states had gotten independence.