Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar


Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervor. All staff members led by Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam attended main flag hoisting ceremony in front of Convocation hall. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Jauhar Ali was the chief gust.
 In Pakistan Study Centre itself three events were organized. Dr. Fakhar hoisted flag on the Centre’s building. He then inaugurated the newly erected model of Bab-e-Khyber in the Centre’s building. The other activity of the day was a cake cutting ceremony wherein Mr. Sohail Anjum, the grandson of Allah Bakhsh Yousfi was the chief guest. Dr. Fakhar paid rich tributes to Allah Bakhsh Youfi and other stalwarts of the Pakistan Movement. He said that the day is being celebrated as solidarity with Kashmiris. The Chief Guest Mr. Sohail Anjum said that we should raise ourselves above ethnic and racial prejudices and work sincerely for Pakistan. Mr. Ali Imran Assistant professor Journalism Department also spoke on the occasion.




Pakistan Study Centre played a leading role in observing Kashmir solidarity day. The event was arranged on the directive of Vice Chancellor/Chairman BoG University of Peshawar. A seminar was held wherein Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam delivered a key note address on the “Legal Dimensions of Kashmir dispute”. He said five documents i.e. Partition Plan 1947, Indian Independence Act 1947, 2 UN resolutions and Simla Agreement 1972 have recognized as disputed territory. India has no right to revoke Article 370 of its constitution as part of Indian union. The Chairmen Departments of IR, Political Science, Director Area Study Centre and President Peshawar University Teachers Association also spoke on the occasion. After the seminar, the participant took out a procession which carried banners and play cards inscribed with slogans in support of Kashmiris.

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar paid two-day visit to Sindh University Jamshoro. His visit was aimed at promoting cooperation in interdisciplinary relationship with centres functioning at Sindh University campus. It may be noted that similar activities have been specified in the Centre’s Act as one of the main objectives. In his detailed meeting with Prof. Dr. Ghulam Akbar Mahesar, Director Area Study Centre for Far East, it was agreed that both the Centres will cooperate with each other in research endeavors. Both the Centre will specially stay in touch regarding Pak-China relations and CPEC.

 Dr. Fakhar also held meetings with Prof. Dr. Shuja Ahmad, Director Pakistan Study Centre, and Prof. Dr. Kiran Semi Chairperson Department of Political Science Sindh University. He  called on Pro-Vice Chancellor Sindh University Prof. Dr. Aslam Pervez Memon and Vice Chancellor University of Hyderabad Prof. Dr Nasiruddin Sheikh. Dr. Fakhar also accompanied a group of scholars during their visit to the historical graveyard, Makli, in Thatta. The scholars were Dr. Jamaluddin Mangi, Dr. Shah Nawaz, Syed Shah Fahad Bukhari and Mr. Shuhair Ahmad.


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