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International Women Day Celebrated at PU Jhelum Campus
International Women Day Celebrated at PU Jhelum Campus

Thursday, March 8, 2018: International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. In accordance with the vision of The Worthy Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zakria Zakar PU Lahore regarding universities and society linkage, He said, “Universities are the producer and society is the consumer”. For supporting this cause Women’s Society of PU Jhelum Campus had organized a Seminar in the admiration of International Women Day on the topic of “Role of Women in Economic Development of Pakistan”. The event was conducted under the supervision of Dr. Muhammad Mudasar Ghafoor Director PU Jhelum Campus, and Guest Speaker were Dr. Afaq Wazir (ADCR) Jhelum, Dr. Sataesh (ADCF) Jhelum, Ms. Neelum Khatak (ADCG) Jhelum.

The event started with the walk lead by Director Campus in the honor of women. Students of PU Jhelum Campus presented skits, dramas, speeches and various other activities in the honor of Pakistani Women. Students also taken keen interest in the decoration of Seminar Hall so that the theme of International Women Day stands out. All the Guest speakers and Director Campus highlighted the role of women in the economic development of Pakistan and they encouraged all the female students to play their role in the development of Pakistan and motivated male students to help women in every aspect of their life. Students praised the efforts of PU Jhelum Campus for arranging this event because these kinds of events become motivation for them, they said.

In the end Dr. Mudasar presented shields to the guest speakers and express his gratitude for sharing fruitful thoughts with us. He also thanked Media persons especially Mr. Ch. Abid (Hum News), Mr. Amir Kayani (Dawn News), Mr. Muhammad Shahbaz Butt (Ajj News) and Mr. Najaf Shehzad (7 News) for attending the event and giving coverage as well.