Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar held 2-Day National Conference on “Religious Madaris in Pakistan” at Peshawar University’s Baragali summer camp District Abbottabad. The Resource Persons included Dr Attaur Rahman, ex-MNA and Secretary General Rabitatul Madaris Pakistan, Prof Dr Muhammad Mushtaq, Chairman Department of Law, Mirpur University Azad Kashmir, Prof Dr Zahid Mughal, Chairman Department of Economics, National University of Science and technology (NUST) Islamabad and Prof Dr Rashid Ahmad, Director Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Peshawar.

The organizer and Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar, Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam while highlighting the objectives of the conference said that the conference was organized by the Pakistan Study Centre as part of its mandate to hold programs on vital national issues. He said that the conference can only discuss problems and prospects of the religious madaris. As for as changes in their curricula and system are concerned, these can be done by madaris themselves. He said that the proceedings of the conference will be published very soon.

The Dean faculty of Arts and Humanities University of Peshawar Prof Dr Qazi Muhammad Naeem was chief guest of the concluding ceremony. He   distributed shields among the guest speakers and certificates among the participants. He lauded the efforts of Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam and the Centre regarding holding seminars, symposia and conferences on various issues. He said these activities not only enhance knowledge of the participants but also build their personalities. Representatives of the participants expressed their satisfaction over the program and arrangements of the conference. 

 

Chaired working session of the International Conference on “Embracing Change and Transformation in Society” Some 16 Papers were presented by foreign and Indigenous scholars. My presidential address was comprise3d of the following points:

1.      How can we embrace a social change?

2.      A comparison of the role of Natural and social sciences in national development.

3.      CPEC as a trend-setter

  

Prof. Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar delivered a keynote speech at a seminar held at Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST). The theme of the seminar was “The Genesis of Objectives Resolution and its Impact on Constitutional Development”’ Registrar AUST Dr Iftikhar Hussain presided over the seminar. Dr.  Muhammad Rizwan, Chairman Department of Pakistan Studies AUST presented welcome address. A large number of students and faculty members attended the seminar.

  

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more

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