Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan

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Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan


Gomal University (Urdu: جامعہ گومل‎; Pashto: ګومل پوهنتون‎) is a public research university located in D.I. Khan in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Founded and established in 1974, the university is one of the oldest institutions in the country, and occupies one of the largest campuses in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province.

The Gomal University was established as chartered and co-educational university. The university is the 12th oldest university in terms of HEC's seniority listings. The university was founded by Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who laid the establishment of the Gomal University in D.I.Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province.[3] In 1974, Prime minister Bhutto laid down the foundation stone of Gomal University on 1 May 1974 putting forward his educational policy of highly educated Pakistan to meets the modern world challenges in every aspect of life. Notably, the donations and land was provided by Nawab Allah Nawaz Khan who served as the university's first and founding vice-chancellor. Nawaz Khan donated 11000 Kn agricultural land to the establishment of the University.

 

Universities < Dera Ismail Khan < Dera Ismail Khan District < Khyber Pakhtunkhwa < Pakistan

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