Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar


Under the Library Development Program of HEC, books worth Rs. 0.5 million were purchased for Pakistan Study Centre's Library. These were purchased from various publishing houses in Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. The collection of books in the Centre's library has exceeded the figure of 20,000. Moreover, more than 1500 hundred unpublished theses are also part of the library.



A two member German delegation visited Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. The delegation comprised of Mr. Marvin Nöller and Miss Frida Broscheit. They belonged to a German based humanitarian organization All Hands and Hearts. The organization is currently working in Nepal. Mr. Umair Khalilullah, a Pakistani representative of the organization accompanied them. The delegation is on visit to Pakistan to know about its people and the culture. Director Prof. Dr. Fakhrul Islam briefed them about the cultural heritage of Pakistan. He said that Pakistan is tourist friendly country and has several attractive spots. He asked the visiting delegation to present soft image of Pakistan to the world. He presented publications and shield of the Centre to the delegates.

Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar presented a paper  at National Conference organized by the Council of Islamic Ideology Pakistan. The theme of the Conference was "Interfaith Harmony and Teachings of the Holy Prophet".  The Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology Dr. Qibla Ayaz presided over. In his speech on the topic of "Interfaith Harmony and Post-CPEC Scenario" Dr. Fakhar argued that Islam fully protects the rights of minorities. He said all sects of Muslims need to show respects to others' denominations, only in this way peace can be ensured in Pakistan. He dwelt in detail about CPEC and said that it would usher an era of prosperity in Pakistan. He said that the Post-CPEC Pakistan would be a stable country. Interfaith and intrafaith harmony would be all the more important for Post-CPEC Pakistan. Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology Dr. Qibla Ayaz delivered his presidential address. He gave a background of the conditions before the birth of the Holy Prophet. He analyzed the positive changes after the Holy Prophet. Qari Roohullah, Qari tayyib Qureshi, Dr. Rashad and Dr. Abdur rahman also spoke on the occasion.



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