Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar addressed the National Conference on CPEC organized by China Studies Centre, University of Peshawar. The conference was presided over by Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid. Speaking on opportunities and Challenges of CPEC, Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that if on one hand CPEC will usher a new era of economic prosperity in Pakistan, on the other hand it will pose serious challenges to Pakistan. He said it will be the test of our leadership and national commitment as how to benefit from the golden opportunity offered by CPEC. He stressed the need for better coordination among the line departments and other stakeholders so as to avoid duplication of activities. He said that coordination will also help in pooling of resources and timely execution of projects. The conference was also addressed by Prof. Dr. Zahid Anwar, Prof. Dr. Taj Muharram, Dr. Minhas and others.

 

The Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. M. Abid inaugurated Annual Progress Report 2016 published by Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. He visited the Centre and performed ribbon cutting ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, he said Pakistan Study Centre has performed well during the past few years. He congratulated Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam and his staff on this achievement. He said that progress reports are published by institutions attaining high standards. He said that no other department on campus can match Pakistan Study Centre in terms of holding seminars, conferences, workshops, symposiums and other activities.

Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar attended two day meeting of Higher Education Social Sciences Sub Committee for recognition of multidisciplinary journals and books in Regional Centre Lahore on January 26-27, 2017. The Chairman of Committee Prof. Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rahman (Punjab University), members,  Prof. Dr. Waqar Ali Shah (Quaid-e-Azam University, Dr. Samina Awan (Allama Iqbal Open University), Prof. Dr. Saima Sheikh (University of Sindh), and Director Academics/Focal Person Social Sciences HEC, Dr. Tahir Ali Shah also attended the meeting. In his opening remarks Director Academics/Focal Person Social Sciences HEC, Dr. Tahir Ali Shah said that HEC strives for improving the standard of social sciences journals and general research. He said that HEC acquires the services of subject experts from all parts of the country so that their expertises are utilized for improving the standards. In the 2-day meeting, the Social Sciences Sub Committee for recognition of multidisciplinary journals and books, considered cases of 28 research journals and 17 books. On behalf of the committee, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam (University of Peshawar) lauded the efforts of Director Academics/Focal Person Social Sciences HEC Dr. Tahir Ali Shah and his team regarding hard work and timely disposal of cases. At the end the Chairman of Committee Prof. Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rahman (University of the Punjab) thanked HEC and all the participants. Dr. Tahir Ali Shah thanked the participants, his own team and administration of the Regional centre Lahore.

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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