KARACHI (Tuesday, April 12, 2011): President Tanzeem-e-Asatza Pakistan Professor Mian Muhammed Akram on Tuesday criticising the proposed devolution of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) said devolving the commission would wreak havoc on national role of universities and research work. He said that devolving the HEC would ultimately affect the international impact of Pakistani degrees. He said that instead of increasing the education budget, the government was bent on destroying higher education in the country. He demanded that government take educationists and experts on board while making any decision regarding the higher education system. Meanwhile, President Pasban Karachi Chapter Saifuddin termed the proposed devolution of the HEC a conspiracy to darken the future of young people. He asked the government to withdraw decision to devolve the HEC for the better future of Pakistani youth.