Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar celebrated 74th Independence Day with patriotic fervour. Director Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam represented the Centre in the grand flag hoisting ceremony at the University Convocation Hall wherein Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Idrees was the Chief Guest.   

In Pakistan Study Centre alone, the Director hoisted national flag on the building. He also performed cake cutting ceremony. Children sang national songs. A two-day exhibition of research dissertations attracted quite a good number of people.  The participants prayed for solidarity and prosperity of Pakistan. A large number of students, faculty and admn staff and their family members attended the celebrations.  


Prof Dr. Muhammad Idrees Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar inaugurated exhibition at Pakistan Study Centre. The exhibition was arranged in connection with the commemoration of Independence Day. Dissertations, books, reports, conference proceedings and research journals produced by the Centre were displayed on the occasion. A large number of faculty members, scholars and the general public visited the exhibition.

Speaking on the occasion, Director Professor Dr Fakh-ul-Islam said that the Centre has a largest collection of theses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on variety of subjects. He invited interested parties to come up for mutual utilization of the huge research repository for the benefit of the society.

The Vice Chancellor said that Pakistan Study Centre is one of the prestigious and productive academic and research institutions. He said that credit for its performance goes to its Director and his team. 


Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam was key note speaker at a conference arranged by Iranian Cultural Centre at City Girls College Peshawar. The theme of the conference was “Women’s Cultural Advancement from Islamic Perspective”. Aqa Mehran Sikandari, Director General Khana Farhan Iran presided over the conference. 

Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that Islam is a women-friendly religion. The history of Islam bears testimony to the fact that it gave women their legitimate rights. He said that once women registered a complaint with the Holy Prophet (PBUOH) that he is always busy with men and women found little time to benefit from his company. The Holy Prophet (PBUOH) reserved some days of week for women. Women were also encouraged to come to the Prophet’s mosque. Dr. Fakhr stressed the need for creation of awareness among women regarding their rights.  


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