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PU organizes seminar on scholarship opportunities
PU organizes seminar on scholarship opportunities


LAHORE: (Thursday, April 4, 2019): Punjab University Center for Undergraduate Studies has arranged a talk by Dr. Thomas Hesse, Deputy Secretary General, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Germany on scholarship opportunities. Former PU VC Prof Dr Khalid Hameed Sheikh, Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof Dr Firdous e Barin, Undergraduate Studies Centre Director Prof Dr Faheem Aftab, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

In his address, Dr. Hesse talked about fellowships and research awards that Humboldt Foundation offers. The audience took great interest in Dr. Hesse’s talk that was followed by Q&A;session. In his remarks, Humboldt Fellow Prof. Emeritus Dr. Javed Iqbal shared his experiences of research stays in Germany in the past in a very absorbing manner with an apparent nostalgia. Amongst other participants, former VC, Women University Multan and HEC distinguished Prof. Dr. Shahida Hasnain, Prof. Emeritus Dr. S.R.A Shamsi, Prof. Dr. Nasira Jabeen, Prof. Dr. Tayyab Husnain, Prof. Dr. Qazi Javed Iqbal, Prof. Dr. Naeem Rashid, Prof. Dr. Sikander Sultan, Prof. Dr. Naveed Ahsan, Prof. Dr. A.N. Khalid were also prominent along with other faculty members and students. Earlier, Dr Hesse met PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar along with Prof. Dr. Faheem Aftab, Director ORIC Prof. Dr. Naveed Ahsan and Director External Linkages Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen to enhance collaboration and discuss various issues of mutual interest.