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PU VC for strengthening research journals
PU VC for strengthening research journals

LAHORE: (Tuesday, May 30, 2023): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmod chaired first meeting of PU Journals Steering Committee at Al-Raazi Hall. On this occasion, Director ORIC / Chairman of the committee Prof Dr Shakil Ahmed, Secretary Dr Muhammad Rafiq and others were present. In his address, Dr Khalid Mahmood highlighted the importance of research journals in university’s publication portfolio and hoped that this committee would address the issues faced by the journals’ editors and play a significant role to uplift the university’s research and publication portfolio. He said that PU was publishing 43 journals in different academic disciplines. He said that the committee would act under the ORIC director and with an aim to strengthen the PU journals by addressing related issues through policy suggestions, and technological and training interventions. Dr Shakil briefed about the agenda items while secretary of the committee welcomed the distinguished committee members.