Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar and its counterpart at University of Sindh, signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony was held in Jamshoro on August 9, 2016, during the visit of Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. Prof. Dr. Farzana Baloch, Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Sindh, Jamshoro signed from her centre’s side. The Regional Director Higher Education Commission Karachi, Mr. Muhammad Suleman and Senior Research Fellow National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research Islamabad, Dr. Sajid Awan were also present on the occasion. Both the partners agreed to exchange students, Faculty and publications. They also decided to hold joint seminars, conferences and training programmes. Dr. Fakhr-ulIslam also called on the Dean of Social Sciences Ms. Nagina and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro.



Director, Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam paid academic and networking visit to University of Sindh, Jamshoro (Hyderabad) on August 9-10, 2016. 

(In group photo from Left to Right) 1. Prof. Dr. Nagina Dean Social Sciences 2. Prof. Dr. Farzana Baloch, Director, Pakistan Study Centre, 3. Dr. Sajid Awan, NIHCR Islamabad, 4. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro 5. Mr. Muhammad Suliman, Regional Director, HEC, Karachi, 6. Myself and 7. Dr. Shehzad Mughul, Department of Development Studies.

Pakistan Study Centre took active part in Independence Day Celebrations of University of Peshawar.  Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam was member of the Organizing Committee constituted by the Vice Chancellor. Moreover, the Centre arranged Grand Book Exhibition in collaboration with Central Library.

The day started with Flag hoisting ceremony wherein Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Rasul Jan was the chief guest. He was accompanied by Dean Faculty of Arts Prof. Dr. Sayed Minhajul Hassan, President PUTA Dr. Jamil Chitrali, other academic and admin staff, large number of students and guests. After flag hoisting, national anthem was sung and a contingent of police presented guard of honour.

The VC then inaugurated Grand Book Exhibition arranged by Pakistan Study Centre in collaboration with Central Library. Director Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam welcomed the VC at the venue of the book exhibition.


The VC then proceeded to Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayum Museum and cut the ribbon of a photo exhibition. At the end, a ceremony was held at Convocation Hall where national songs, tableau and speeches were presented by students. Malik Liaquat Ali Tabassum, Chairman Pakistan Thinkers Forum was guest speaker while Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. M.  Rasul Jan delivered his presidential address.


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