The Sindh government approved the establishment of the Metropolitan University in Karachi.
The decision of establishing the university was taken at a meeting of the Sindh cabinet met in Karachi with Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in the chair.
The KMC has proposed to establish a full-fledged public University in district Central, Karachi. The Karachi Metropolitan University Bill duly vetted by the law department has already been sent to the assembly.
Furthermore, the cabinet, at the request of the Universities & Boards, presented a request for declaring Karachi Medical & Dental College as an affiliated college and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital as a teaching hospital of Karachi Metropolitan University.
The University & Boards department presented an item requesting the cabinet to place the 27 colleges of District Hyderabad under the jurisdiction of GC University, Hyderabad.
GC college was upgraded as a university on 21st January 2018 when it achieved 100 years of successful educational services. It was originally established in 1917 by the great educationist Dayaram Gidumal Shahani.
The cabinet constituted a committee under Minister Ismail Rahu, Minister of Education Sardar Shah, and Advisor Law as its members to decide its jurisdiction. Currently, the 27 colleges are under the jurisdiction of Sindh University.