ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday directed Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration to ensure peace and help restore educational activities at the earliest in Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU).
In a statement issued here, he said only a handful of people cannot ruin future of thousands of students, saying discipline in the universities should not be compromised.
Ahsan Iqbal said Quaid-e-Azam University is an important educational and research institution which should not be made controversial.
He also contacted with the President House on this matter.
His statement came a day after the university was shut down for a week, the second such closure in the last few weeks.
The tension began following a clash between two student groups.
Reacting to the campus violence, the QAU’s administration suspended a number of students, leading to more protests. – APP
Story first published: 31st October 2017