Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam visited Parachinar, on the invitation from Pakistan Study Centre alumni and Postgraduate College. He addressed a gathering of alumni at conference Hall of Government Girls High School.


The event was attended by a sizable number of former students of Pakistan Study Centre. Dr. Fakhar urged them to work for harmony and development of society and Pakistan.


Addressing  a seminar of the BS (4 years) students of Pakistan Studies, English and Political Science,  at Postgraduate College, he urged upon the students to work hard and refrain from the habit of  wasting their precious time. 


Peace Foundation and Pakistan Study Centre held a joint seminar at Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. The theme of the day-long seminar was “Composite Heritage: A Way towards Peace”.

The Chairman Peace Foundation Maqsud Ahmad Salafi stressed the need for using our heritage towards resorting peace. He mentioned in particular the Pakhtuns institution “Hujra”.

In his presentation, Director Pakistan Study Centre, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that the stepping stone towards durable peace is mutual tolerance and coexistence. He urged upon the young generation to live and let other people live.

The other presenters were Robina Khan Advocate, Tamheedullah, Muhammad Bilal and Samina Advocate. The participants included students, faculty members, civil society workers and media persons.

The participants offered their comments and suggestions. They also asked questions from the panel. Director Pakistan Study Centre, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam concluded the seminar and expressed his gratitude to all the participants.


Prof Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar, presided over working session of International Conference on History. The theme of the working session was “Society and Culture in the Medieval India”.

In all, four papers were presented in the session. The paper presenters included Miss Atia Ibrar International Islamic University (Mughul Art and Politics), Miss Saima Sayed Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad (Binding Styles of Quranic Manuscripts in India), Mr. Nasrullah Kaboroo Sindh University Jamshoro ( Life and Works of Rahimdad Molai Shedayee) and Dr. Asma Gul (One Unit Scheme: An Authoritarian Move). The session was also attended by Dr. Sawetri Shreeta from Kahtmanu University Nepal. Besides, a sizable number of students, scholars and faculty members were also present on the occasion. 

While concluding the session, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam paid tribute to the presenters. He said that their presentations considerably enriched knowledge of the participants.

He evaluated the papers and highlighted their strengths and weaknesses along with suggestions for improvement. He hoped that the organizers will definitely publish the proceedings through which the same knowledge will be disseminated to a wide range of scholars.

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