Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

A professor of Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Fazlur Rahim Marwat retired from service today. A simple but impressive farewell ceremony was held in his honor. All the staff members recalled their memories and long association with Dr. Marwat. He was associated with the Centre for 32 years. In between, he served as Chairman KP Textbook Board and Vice Chancellor Bacha Khan University Charsadda. While speaking on the Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam  said “Prof. Dr. Fazlur Rahim Marwat spent an eventful academic life. I had a very close relation with him. He earned good name for the centre. We hope that he will continue his relations with the centre. We wish him all success in life” Dr. Marwat expressed his gratitude to the Director (myself) and staff for expressing their love for him.

Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Director, Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar was key note speaker at the conference on “Unity of Muslim Ummah” organized by the Consulate General of Iran at Peshawar. Consular General of Iran at Peshawar Mr. Baqir Baigi presided over. Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that we need to evolve the culture of tolerance which is a key to establishment of peace. He said that Islam stresses on unity and forbids distribution into splinter groups. Other speakers included Dr. Minhajul Hasan, Dr. Naushad, Fathul Bari, Mulana Shoib, Abaseen Yousafzai and Consular General of Iran at Peshawar Mr. Baqir Baigi.



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.


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