Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

The alumni of Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar held a gathering at the University of Chitral. The programme was part of a campaign launched by Director of the Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam. The theme of the campaign is “Meet the Pakistan Studies Alumni”. Earlier such gatherings were held in Swabi, Mansehra, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Swat, Dir Upper and lower. Speaking in the Chitral function, Director of the Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that higher education plays a vital role in the development of nation. He said that Pakistan Study Centre has produced more than 1500 highly qualified people. He further said that the aim of the campaign is to reach out the graduates and urge them to utilize their expertise for the country and the community around them. He urged upon the alumni to patronize their alma matter.  

Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor of Chitral University Prof. Dr. Badsahah Bukhari appreciated the idea of meeting alumni at their respective districts. He said the credit for implementing such a novel idea goes to Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam. The alumni present on the occasion expressed their gladness over the meeting of alumni of different sessions.


Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar celebrated Independence Day with vehemence and patriotic fervor. The Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam was member of the Independence Day celebrations Committee University of Peshawar. The 14 August was working day for all employees of the Centre.


They participated in the flag hoisting ceremony held at Convocation Hall where Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif Khan was the Chief Guest. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid, Deans, Directors, Heads of departments, faculty, administrative staff and large number of students were present on the occasion. A smart contingent of University police presented march fast.  The Centre also arranged Books Exhibition at Central Library with collaboration of the latter.

The Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam was key note speaker at grand function held at Convocation Hall, presided over by the Vice Chancellor. After the main function, another flag hoisting ceremony was held at Pakistan Study Centre.

Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam performed the ceremony. He also cut the cake of Pakistan’s anniversary at Conference Room of the Centre.


Pakistan Study Centre in the Universities of Peshawar and Karachi signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar and Prof Dr.  Anwar Shaheen, Director Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi. Dr. Tahir Ali Shah, Director Academics Higher Education Commission Islamabad was also present on the occasion. Both the centres agreed on the following areas of cooperation:

  1. Extending every cooperation in academic and research activities.
  2. Both the Centres will exchange publications, proceedings of seminars/conferences, journals and other published material.
  3.  Keeping in view resources at our disposal, both the organizations will exchange Faculty and students or arrange their mutual study visits.
  4. Both the organizations will jointly arrange seminars, conferences, training programmes and other events of extracurricular activities.
  5. Both the Centres may add more activities to this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and may amend it through mutual consultations
  6. Dr. Tahir Ali Shah, Director Academics Higher Education Commission appreciated the move and said that HEC will encourage all efforts undertaken for mutual cooperation.
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