Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar attended PhD defense at International Islamic University Islamabad as External Examiner. Prof. Dr. Amna Memud was Internal Examiner. Other significant academicians who attended the ceremony were scholar Kamran, Dr. Mansur Kundi, Dr. Dr. Manzoor Afridi HoD, and Dr. Manzoor Naazer.

International Research Council  for Religious Affairs and Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar held a joint dialogue on “the role of religious and social leaders in promoting democratic values”. Those who spoke on the occasion included Prof. Dr. Mirajul Islam Zia, Prof Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Mr. Tahmeed Jan and Abid Hussain Shakiri. The participants raised questions and offered comments on the theme of the dialogue.


Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam was Resource Person in a workshop organized by International Research Council for Religious Affairs (IRCRA).  The theme of his session was “Democracy: Meaning and Objectives”. The participants were religious scholars hailing from various schools of thoughts and opinions.

After a comprehensive presentation on the theme by Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, the participants were divided into 4 groups with sub themes. The coordinators of the groups presented their group work. In his concluding remarks, Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that democracy in Pakistan has some inherent problems which need to be resolved. He praised the active participation of the participants. The Chief of IRCRA, Dr. Tehmeed Jan thanked Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam for sparing time to conduct a session 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