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PU VC awarded for human rights chair
PU VC awarded for human rights chair

LAHORE: (Saturday, September 28, 2019): Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has presented a special award to Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed for establishing Human Rights Chair at Institute of Communication Studies. In a ceremony organized by Punjab Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Department to launch web-portal for streamlining treaty reporting for strengthening of human rights & GSP Plus organized at a local hotel. Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Mr Ijaz Alam, Incharge PU Human Rights chair Dr Bushra Rehman and others participated in the event. The ministers appreciated VC Prof Niaz Ahmed on establishment of Human Rights chair at PU and said that this initiative would help create awareness about human rights in society. They said that there was need to sensitive people on protecting each others’ rights and it was hoped the chair would play its role to bring change in the mindset of the people and will work against human rights abuses in Pakistan.