Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Renowned scholar and Chief of KP Soldier Board Col Dr. Hikmat Afridi donated 100 books to the library of Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. While receiving the books, Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre expressed his gratitude to Dr. Afridi. He hoped that other donors will follow the suit. 


Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) and Pakistan Study Centre (PSC) jointly organized one day National Symposium “Sectarian Harmony: National Security and Interest of Muslim Ummah”. Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar presided over while Chairman CII Dr. Qibla Ayaz was the Chief Guest. Others who spoke on the occasion included Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam, Saqib Akbar, Dr. Mirajul Islam Zia, Dr. Jamil Chitrali, Dr. Amir Raza,  Allama Shakiri and Hafiz Abdur Rahman. The speakers stressed the need for interfaith and intra-faith harmony in Pakistan. They said that the menace of sectarianism may destabilize Pakistan. They said that all segments of society should play their due role in this regard.



Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar and International Council of Research for Religious Affairs held a joint seminar on Democracy and National narrative. Representative of ICRRA Uzair Salaman and Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam spoke on the occasion. Faculty members and students attended the seminar. It was observed during the discussion that democracy is the most popular system followed by majority of nations in the world. Pakistan came into existence as a result of democratic process and may be strengthened through democracy. The participants were unanimous on the point that unless we evolve democratic culture, only holding of elections may not serve the purpose.


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