Dr. Syed Zafar Ullah Bakhshali, Lecture, Department of Pashto, presented his paper "Poetry
of the Great Khudai Khedmatgar Poet Fazal Rahim Saqi before 1947" in an International Conference "Pakistani Languages & Post-Colonial
Literature" Organized By Department of Pakistani Languages Allama Iqbal
Open University, Islamabad.
national workshop on the “Data Presentation and Interpretation for Effective
Publication” was held at department of Agriculture AWKUM on March 20, 2018. The
event was jointly organized by ORIC and international Journal of Agricultural
and Environmental Research. The event was organized on the auspicious
occasion of inaugurating the 4th volume of International Journal of
Agricultural and Environmental Research (IJAER). The awards were distributed
among the editorial board members, best reviewers, best researchers, best paper
of the year and other individuals/organization who contributed in the
successful completion of three years of publication of the journal. Dr. Kawsar
Ali, the Editor-in-Chief IJAER delivered lecture on the three years performance
of the journal. Guest speakers from Faisalabad Agriculture University and
Government College University Faisalabad delivered lectures on scientific
writing. Prof. Dr Muhammad Jamal and Prof Dr Muhammad Arif of Agriculture University
Peshawar were among the distinguished guests. Dr Zafar Hayat Khan and Prof Dr
Sultan Ayaz (Dean Faculty of life Sciences) welcomed the guests and talked
about the importance of the workshop for young faculty and students of various
universities of KP. At the end Dr Asad Ali, Chairman Agriculture Department and
Director ORIC, thanked the participants for their active participation and
interest throughout the workshop.
International Day of Forests
is celebrated around the world every year on 21st March to raise
awareness among the people in the society about the significance of forest and
the scores of benefits which are gained from them. The day is internationally
observed to establish the anatomy of forestry like production, recreation,
protection and the major contribution to the living organisms. Countries all over the world are encouraged to
undertake efforts to organize local, national, and international activities
involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns, seminars, and
mass awareness campaigns on this day.
celebrate this day, AWKUM Greens (Society of Environmental Science Students)
organized a seminar and tree plantation campaign at the Garden campus of the
university on 21st March 2018. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan, Dean Faculty of
physical and numerical sciences was the chief guest on the occasion. The program
started with a walk around the campus by the faculty and students of the university.
After that Dr. Aurangzeb Khan planted a tree infront of the Academic Block
followed by plantation by Dr. Hamayun, Dr. Saeed Islam, Dr. Sajjad Hussain, Dr.
Muhammad Qasim, and the faculty of Environmental Science Department. Prayers
were offered for the success of this university and peace in the nation. After
the plantation by guests the program shifted to the conference hall of
Department of Environmental Sciences. The official program started with the
recitation of Holy Quran by Mr. Arifullah. Dr. Farhan Shams then gave a brief
description about the department of Environmental Sciences. Dr. Muhammad Qasim,
chairman department of Environmental Sciences gave a presentation on current
status of forests in Pakistan and its future in Climate Change scenario. Dr.
Sajjad in his remarks on the occasion stressed the importance of forests for
our survival. Dr. Saeed Islam said that the future of our planet is in the
hands of our youth. Dr. Waheed Murad in his comments praised Allah (S.W.T) for
blessing Pakistan with a variety of climatic conditions and the best
geographical location. The chief guest of the occasion, Dr. Aurangzeb in his
comments praised the department of Environmental Sciences for taking the
initiative. He also advised the youth to preserve the remaining forest
resources of the country for future generations. The ceremony came to end with
the distribution of certificates among the high grade achievers of the
department by the chief guest. After that the students of Department of
Environmental Sciences planted around 200 tress around the campus. The
plantation campaign will continue tomorrow as well.
is the duty of each and every individual to participate in the welfare of
forest. Such events and activities always promise to encourage the sense of
inspiration in the public.