Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 11:47

Director presides over session of 1st International Conference on Promotion of Pashto Language

Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam presided over first working session of the 1st International Conference on Promotion of Pashto Language at Baragali. The conference was organized by Pashto Academy, University of Peshawar. Eminent scholars from Afghanistan and Pakistan attended the conference. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Fakhr traced back history of the development of Pashto language and literature. He said that it is the duty of every Pashtun intellectual to play his role for promotion of the language. Dr. Fakhar stressed upon the need to put language above political considerations. He paid rich tribute to Pashto Academy for holding such an important conference and also distributed certificates and shields among the presenters.


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