Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar celebrated Independence Day with vehemence and patriotic fervor. The Director, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam was member of the Independence Day celebrations Committee University of Peshawar. The 14th August was working day for all employees of the Centre. They participated in the flag hoisting ceremony held at Convocation Hall where Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan was the Chief Guest.

In the grand function presided by the VC, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam delivered key note address wherein he highlighted the role of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the  Pakistan Movement.  The Centre also arranged Books Exhibition at Central Library.


Separate flag hoisting and cake cutting ceremonies were also held at Pakistan Study Centre. On that occasion, the Pro Vice Chancellor Peshawar University, Prof Dr. Muhammad Abid was the Chief Guest.  The Director and Pro-VC delivered speeches. The building of the Centre was illuminated for three days.

Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar will actively participate in the Independence Day celebrations arranged by University of Peshawar on 14th August. Director, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam is included in the Organizing Committee by the Vice Chancellor. As per details, flag hoisting ceremony will be performed in front of Administration Block with Vice Chancellor as the Chief Guest. It will be followed by a function in Convocation Hall where Director Pakistan Study Centre and Vice Chancellor will deliver their speeches. The Centre will also arrange exhibition of books in the University Central Library. At 12.30 PM, cake cutting ceremony will be performed in the Centre. Moreover, the building of the Centre will be illuminated on 13th, 14th and 15th August.

Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam presided over first working session of the 1st International Conference on Promotion of Pashto Language at Baragali. The conference was organized by Pashto Academy, University of Peshawar. Eminent scholars from Afghanistan and Pakistan attended the conference. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Fakhr traced back history of the development of Pashto language and literature. He said that it is the duty of every Pashtun intellectual to play his role for promotion of the language. Dr. Fakhar stressed upon the need to put language above political considerations. He paid rich tribute to Pashto Academy for holding such an important conference and also distributed certificates and shields among the presenters.


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