HEC to set up Social Sciences Council of Pakistan

Karachi:February 26:Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, the chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan, announced establishment of the ‘Social Sciences Council of Pakistan’, a conceptually independent body comprising professionals, for further development of research culture in all disciplines of social sciences.

He said due importance was given to all three aspects of social sciences — academic, research and social outreach — and several remarkable steps had been taken, such as increasing the budget for for the social sciences departments.The news.