The Chairman of Higher Education recently visited the newly established Women University for Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The inauguration was marked by the planting of trees. This is the first ever Women University in the State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The University was announced in June 2012 but will start its first BS-4 year Program in September 2014, and M.S., M. Philosophy in February 2015.
The Friends of Pakistan USA is currently funding scholarships at the 11th and 12th grades for the Girls Government Intercollege School in Rerra, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. We hope that all of the girls from Rerra will have Women University as a part of their future educational plans.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (Urdu: آزاد جموں و کشمیر Azad Jammu o Kashmir) abbreviated as AJK or Azad Kashmir (literally Free Kashmir), is a self-governing autonomous state in Pakistan which lies west of Indian controlled Jammu and Kashmir. It was part of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, which ceased to exist as a result of the first Kashmir war in 1947, fought between India and Pakistan.