KARACHI - The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has allowed the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) to start a PhD programme in Environmental Science. SMIU Vice Chancellor Pro Dr Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon, while congratulating faculty and staff members of the university, said that federal HEC’s decision to permit the university to start another PhD programme along with the ongoing undergraduate and graduate programmes in Environmental Science showed its trust in its quality education. He also congratulated the Faculty of Environmental Science on the success of their efforts in this regard. The PhD programme would be started from the current Spring session. It is pertinent to mention that SMIU has already run three programmes in PhD in subjects of Media & Communication Studies, Computer Science, and Artificial Intelligence & Mathematical Sciences.