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PU organizes lecture on "Road Safety & Traffic Awareness"
PU organizes lecture on "Road Safety & Traffic Awareness"

LAHORE: (Thursday, April 19, 2018): Punjab University Department of Economics in collaboration with Pakistan National Highway & Motorway Police has organized a Lecture on “Road Safety & Traffic Awareness”. Chief Patrolling Officer/DSP Afzal Majeed, Road Safety Officer Rana Irfan, Chairperson Department of Economics Dr Kasloos Zulfiqar, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.
In his address, Rana Irfan highlighted the various aspects of road safety provided by the Motorway Police and created awareness among the people. He described the road safety statistics in Pakistan and educated the participants about the causes due to which 12,000 people are dying annually in different types of road accidents. The safety measures and precautions were shown in the form of short documentaries that very much grabbed the interest of the students. The Chief Guest, Mr. Afzal Majeed, expressed his gratitude to the Department and University of the Punjab for arranging the Lecture. The Chairperson Department of Economics, Dr. Kalsoom Zulfiqar concluded the Lecture by briefing the students about the importance of traffic rules. Later, a souvenir was presented to Dr. Kalsoom Zulfiqar by Mr. Afzal Majeed on behalf of Pakistan Motorway Police.