Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Chaired working session of the International Conference on “Embracing Change and Transformation in Society” Some 16 Papers were presented by foreign and Indigenous scholars. My presidential address was comprise3d of the following points:

1.      How can we embrace a social change?

2.      A comparison of the role of Natural and social sciences in national development.

3.      CPEC as a trend-setter


Prof. Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar delivered a keynote speech at a seminar held at Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST). The theme of the seminar was “The Genesis of Objectives Resolution and its Impact on Constitutional Development”’ Registrar AUST Dr Iftikhar Hussain presided over the seminar. Dr.  Muhammad Rizwan, Chairman Department of Pakistan Studies AUST presented welcome address. A large number of students and faculty members attended the seminar.


Prof. Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar delivered a key note lecture at a seminar at the Centre. The theme of the seminar was "Education in Pakistan: Problems and Prospects". He highlighted various problem areas of Pakistani education including Low literacy rate, Out of School children, lack of facilities and standard in educational institutions, curriculum, teachers training, examinations and dropout rate. The participants took keen interest in the subject and shared their views in terms of resolving the issues confronting the education in Pakistan. 

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