Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

To commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal, a seminar was arranged at Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. Malik Liaquat Ali Tabbasun, Central Chairman of Pakistan Thinkers Form was the chief gust.

Speaking on the occasion, Director of the Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s personality has several dimensions. He was a statesman, a poet, a philosopher and a politician. It was Allama Iqbal who offered philosophical and practicable solution to the problem of Indian Muslims. Dr. Fakhar urged upon the youth to comprehend the teachings of Allama Iqbal.

The chief guest, Malik Liaquat Ali Tabbasun, gave a detailed presentation on Allama Iqbal’s poetry. He said that Allama Iqbal emphasized over strengthening bonds of the Muslim Ummah. He said that youth were dear to the heart of Allama Iqbal, therefore the young generation should study his poetry. The seminar was also addressed by Dr. Fazlur Rahim, Miss Umul Ikram Qazi and Marina Khattak.

The academic and admn staff of Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar arranged a farewell party in honor of Prof  Dr. Taj Muharram Khan, on his retirement from the university service. Speaking on the occasion, Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam paid rich tribute to Dr. Taj Muharram. He said, Dr. Taj was a symbol of piety and commitment to duty. He thanked him for assisting Pakistan Study Centre on various occasions. 

Prof. Dr. Taj Muharram Khan expressed his gratitude to Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam and staff of the centre for honoring him. He said that teaching is a noble  profession and if people belonging to it work well, they can make a difference. Prof. Dr. Fazlur Rahim Marwat, Muhammad Iqbal and Dr. Zafar Bakhshali also spoke on the occasion. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam presented gifts and bouquet of flowers to the outgoing professor. 

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam visited Parachinar, on the invitation from Pakistan Study Centre alumni and Postgraduate College. He addressed a gathering of alumni at conference Hall of Government Girls High School.


The event was attended by a sizable number of former students of Pakistan Study Centre. Dr. Fakhar urged them to work for harmony and development of society and Pakistan.


Addressing  a seminar of the BS (4 years) students of Pakistan Studies, English and Political Science,  at Postgraduate College, he urged upon the students to work hard and refrain from the habit of  wasting their precious time. 

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