Discussion: ‘For Pakistan’s progress, investment in education and rationality is a must’

Pakistan has only five per cent of tertiary enrolment, which is only comparable to sub Saharan Africa and when people say that we have so many universities here, it is factually incorrect, says the CEO of Habib University Foundation (HUF), Wasif Rizvi.

In a candid discussion on all that ails Pakistan’s education system, particularly the higher education system, Rizvi was hopeful that things can change in Pakistan “if there is investment in the education sector and rationality is given importance.”

Heading the upcoming Habib University, which is a project of a leading Pakistani banking and finance institution and will open doors to students in 2014, he says that there are not enough universities in Pakistan.

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