Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Dr. Fakhar presented paper on "Council of Islamic Ideology: Its Function and Review of its Reports" in the International Conference arranged by Han Siedal Foundation Germany and Department of History. Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology Dr. Qibla Ayaz presided over the session. Earlier the inaugural session was presided over by Ex-Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani. Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar prof. Dr. Asif Khan also addressed the ceremony.


A meeting of the Board of Governors of Pakistan Study Centre was held the other day. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan, Vice Chancellor/Chairman of the Board presided over the meeting. Director prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam presented performance report and actions taken on decisions of the previous meeting. The Board confirmed recent selections by the Selection Board. It also took decisions on reports of various committees. The Board expressed its satisfaction over progress made by the Centre in all sectors (Academics, Research, Financial Discipline, Research journal and general administration) and gave its credit to the incumbent Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam. The meeting was attended by all members including DG HEC Regional Centre Arshad Kamran, Dean Faculty of Arts Dr Sayed Minhajul Hasan, Dr. Anwar Shaheen (Karachi University), Dr. Iqbal Chawla (Punjab University), Dr. Sayed Umar Hayat (Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad), Dr. Arshad Ali Director IER Peshawar University and Mr. Zafarullah Khan, Rector BRAIN University.

To commemorate the birthday of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, a seminar was held at Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. Faculty members, staff and students attended the seminar. Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam was key note speaker. He highlighted various aspects of Iqbal’s personality especially his political and philosophical role.

He said that Iqbal not only occupied key positions in All India Muslim League but was elected member of Punjab Legislative Assembly. He said that the greatest contribution of Iqbal was his 1930 address of Allahabad wherein he presented a roadmap for autonomy and ultimate freedom of Indian Muslims. He urged upon the young generation to study Iqbal’s thoughts and vision.

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