Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar arranged a 3-day Curriculum-based teachers training workshop on 22-24 May 2017. Prominent Resource Persons included Prof. Dr. Ijaz Shafi Gilani, Chairman Gallop Pakistan Islamabad, Prof. Dr.Arshad Ali , Director IER Peshawar, Asstt Prof. Dr. Ibrar of Social Work Department, Mr. Muhammad Ayaz Khan, Kohat University, Asstt Prof. Dr. Farmanullah, Agriculture University and Miss Ishrat Fazayia College.  Director Pakistan Study Centre, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam distributed certificates among the trainees. In his speech, Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam highlighted the importance of curriculum in the progress and development of nations. He said the resource persons and participants have identified various shortcomings in the curriculum of Pakistan Studies, which need to be rectified. The three day workshop was attended by teachers from various universities, colleges and other institutions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The faculty members of Pakistan Study Centre, Prof. Dr. Fazlur Rahim Marwat, Mr. Shahbaz Khan, Mr. Tariq Amin and Mr, Muhammad Iqbal also spoke in the workshop.


The Social Sciences Committees on Journals and book recognition met at Peshawar Regional Centre of Higher Education Commission on 27-28 April 2017. Dr. Tahir Ali Shah, Director Academic and Focal Person HEC coordinated the whole process. On 27th April, Prof Dr. Adnan Sarwar and on 28 April Prof. Dr. Syed Waqar Ali Shah presided over joint meetings.

A meeting of the Board of Governors of Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar was held on April 12, 2017 in the Centre. The meeting was presided over by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid, Vice Chancellor / Chairman Board of Governors University of Peshawar. The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Syed Minhaj-ul-Hassan, Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Syed Umar Hayat, Director, National Institute of Historical & Cultural Research, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Mr. Shafi-ur-Rahman Regional Director, Higher Education Commission, Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Anwar Shaheen, Director Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali, Director, Institute of Education and Research (IER)University of Peshawar, Mr. Zafrullah Khan, Director, Brains Institute, Peshawar and Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Director, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar.

The meeting approved budget for financial year 2017-18 and took several decisions regarding academics, research and general administration. The Board appreciated considerable progress by the centre under the leadership of the incumbent Director, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam.

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