Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

The academic and admn staff of Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar arranged a farewell party in honor of Prof  Dr. Taj Muharram Khan, on his retirement from the university service. Speaking on the occasion, Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam paid rich tribute to Dr. Taj Muharram. He said, Dr. Taj was a symbol of piety and commitment to duty. He thanked him for assisting Pakistan Study Centre on various occasions. 

Prof. Dr. Taj Muharram Khan expressed his gratitude to Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam and staff of the centre for honoring him. He said that teaching is a noble  profession and if people belonging to it work well, they can make a difference. Prof. Dr. Fazlur Rahim Marwat, Muhammad Iqbal and Dr. Zafar Bakhshali also spoke on the occasion. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam presented gifts and bouquet of flowers to the outgoing professor. 

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.

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