BAHAWALPUR - The 55th meeting of Board of Advanced Studies and Research of the Islamia University Bahawalpur was held here with Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Mukhtar in the chair. During the meeting, he directed that PhD modules of the developed countries should be studied to enhance research standards at the IUB. The meeting discussed implementation on report of the decisions taken during the previous meeting. The board also considered the policy matters regarding the transfer of credits for US Educational Foundation scholarship awardees. The appointments of the co-supervisors for the PhD research in various subjects were also approved. The house also approved the topics of dissertations and appointments of supervisors for the PhD programmes. Board of Advanced Studies & Research Director Rao Muhammad Afzal Khan and other senior faculty members attended the meeting.