Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar


Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam pays 12-day visit to China

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar Prof. Dr.  Fakhr-ul-Islam visited China on the invitation of North West University Xian. His activities included a) Welcome Dinner and initial consultation, b) A meeting of Pakistani students, c) Lecture at Silk Route Institute, c) Workshop at Middle Eastern Studies Institute, d) Two lectures at Academic block, e) Meeting with Prof. Dr. Wang Jianxin at University Museum. And f) Meeting with International Students ‘office of Cooperation g) Visit to Beijing University.
It is to be noted that Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar and Northwest University Xian, China entered into partnership in 2018 as a result of signing of Letter of Intent (LOI) by both the institutions during International Conference on Silk Route Educational Cooperation in Xian. In the recent visit, during working sessions, the following decisions were taken:

1. Two books will be developed and published on the History and freedom movements of Pakistan and China. The book on Pakistan will be written  by Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam. For book on China, name of the author will be communicated soon.

2. Pashto language learning course will be started in the Middle Eastern Studies Institute Northwest University Xian.

3. A mechanism will be developed for running the affairs of Pakistan Study Centre Northwest University Xian. Some other universities of China may also be included in the steering body.

4. It was principally agreed that a two-member Chinese delegation will visit Peshawar in or after December 2019. During the visit, an International conference on Pak-China relations with special reference to CPEC will also be arranged by Pakistan Study Centre.



The Election Commission arranged one day workshop for Women Volunteers at Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. Mr. Harun Khan Shinwari, Director Gender Unit of Election Commission was resource person. He briefed the participants about the details of upcoming awareness campaign. He said that a speech contest will be held after Ramzan on the similar theme. Director Pakistan Study Centre Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam expressed his satisfaction over the role of Pakistan Study Centre in the awareness campaign. He hoped that with these activities, more and more women will be made part of the electoral process. Dr Khan Faqir Assistant Prof PSC coordinated the workshop.

A meeting of Board of Governors Pakistan Study Centre  University of Peshawar was held with Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan in chair. Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Jauhar Ali. Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Prof Dr. Anwar Shaheen (Karachi University), Dr. Umar Hayat (Quaid-e-Azam University), Mr. Arshad Kamran (HEC) and Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali (University of Peshawar) also attended the meeting. The Director presented a report on the ongoing programmes and action taken on decisions of the previous meeting. The Director informed the Board that the Centre's research journal was declared the best by an HEC committee in terms of performance and reporting. The Board expressed satisfaction over the performance. The board also constituted a committee to take up certain pending cases. The meeting was thereafter adjourned.

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