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I-Day celebrations at PU
I-Day celebrations at PU

LAHORE: (Saturday, August 13, 2022): Punjab University Library has organized a poster exhibition on the theme of “Azadi and 14th August” along with a farewell party for its Library interns. The exhibition was arranged as a project assignment for the students of the library and information sciences departments of Punjab University and University of Sargodha. Seventeen students of both the universities were provided practical trainings on conventional and digital services of the library during two months internship program. The program was specially designed to enhance the students’ IT-based skills i.e. web designing and creating digital OPAC along with stirring administrative and personality skills including communication, critical analysis, presentation and lifelong reading habits. The students admired the efforts of the library instructors and showed their full enthusiasm while working in the library. In his address, Chief Librarian Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani said that his mission was to serve the community with all his means and abilities. He said that majority of the librarians were giving their best to the academic community despite all economic and administrative hurdles in the system and he showed his belief that future librarians would not only carry on this mission but would paint a bright portrait of librarianship with their excellent skills. Punjab University Institute of English Studies Assistant Professor Dr Shahzeb Khan inaugurated the exhibition and praised the abilities of the students. He communicated with the students that how they could best play their role in the community and country development. The participants also cut the independence cake.

Similarly, in connection with the Independence Day Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance (HCBF) also organized an event in which the Principal Prof Dr Mubasher Munawar Khan hoisted the Pakistani flag. On this occasion faculty members and employees were present. Later, prayers were offered for the development and prosperity of Pakistan.