03 February, 2021 Lahore 224th meeting of the Academic Council of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore was held?. Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar presided over the meeting. Deans of all Faculties, Heads of all departments and professors attended the meeting. In this session different academic affairs and recommendations sent by departments on various issues were discussed. The meeting approved necessary amendments in the semester regulations in the light of the PhD policy issued by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The Academic Council reviewed the HEC’s PhD policy in detail and recommended to the Syndicate to approve the policy with a request for clarification from the HEC on a few points. The University Code of Ethics was also approved to be included in the prospectus. The Council also approved the translation of the Holy Quran to be included in the curriculum. The meeting approved two members of the Finance and Planning Committee (F&PC), Prof. Dr. Nadeem Ahmed Mufti, Dean Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Prof. Dr. Habib-ur-Rehman, Dean Faculty of Civil Engineering. The Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB) have added new members Associate Professor Dr. Shumaila Shehzadi Physics Department, Dr. Safeer Abbas Civil Engineering Department and Assistant Professor Dr. Ali Raza, Mechatronics and Control Engineering Department.