Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam read out paper at Hamdard Foundation Seminar held at Peshawar Club. The theme of his presentation was “Ideology of Pakistan and National Integration”. Hamdard Foundation chairperson and daughter of Hakeem Saeed, Miss Sadia Rashid presided over the seminar. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam gave a background of origin and evolution of Pakistan’s ideology. He said that Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had very rationally convinced the Indian Muslims that their emancipation lies in a separate homeland. He said that that Iqbal’s address of Allahabad and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s presidential address at the Lahore Resolution session 1940, explicitly explain ideology of Pakistan. Dr. Fakhr said that adherence to ideology of Pakistan enabled us to get a separate homeland, and it can guarantee the strengthening of Pakistan. He stressed the need for national integration which stems from tolerance and prejudice-free society.



Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar and its counterpart at University of Sindh, signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony was held in Jamshoro on August 9, 2016, during the visit of Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. Prof. Dr. Farzana Baloch, Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Sindh, Jamshoro signed from her centre’s side. The Regional Director Higher Education Commission Karachi, Mr. Muhammad Suleman and Senior Research Fellow National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research Islamabad, Dr. Sajid Awan were also present on the occasion. Both the partners agreed to exchange students, Faculty and publications. They also decided to hold joint seminars, conferences and training programmes. Dr. Fakhr-ulIslam also called on the Dean of Social Sciences Ms. Nagina and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro.



Director, Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam paid academic and networking visit to University of Sindh, Jamshoro (Hyderabad) on August 9-10, 2016. 

(In group photo from Left to Right) 1. Prof. Dr. Nagina Dean Social Sciences 2. Prof. Dr. Farzana Baloch, Director, Pakistan Study Centre, 3. Dr. Sajid Awan, NIHCR Islamabad, 4. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro 5. Mr. Muhammad Suliman, Regional Director, HEC, Karachi, 6. Myself and 7. Dr. Shehzad Mughul, Department of Development Studies.

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