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Role of sociology is important to solve social problems: PU VC
Role of sociology is important to solve social problems: PU VC

LAHORE: (Friday, May 19, 2023): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood has said that the role of the subject of sociology is very important in solving the problems of the changing society. He was addressing the convocation organized by Punjab University Institute of Social and Cultural Studies here on Friday. On this occasion, Former Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin, Director ISCS Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar, faculty members, students and their parents were present. In his address, Dr Khalid Mahmood said that the students were known as PU’s ambassadors; shine the name of the university and Pakistan with your work and character. He congratulated the degree holder students their parents and teachers. He said that many graduates who graduated from PU were making a name in the world. He said that even in the era of science and technology, the importance of the subject of sociology had not decreased. Dr Nizam said that the students who get the degree of sociology would play an active role for the welfare of the society. He said that one had to learn from difficulties in the field and move forward. He said that sociology was a special kind of subject and the students could simultaneously get opportunities in other fields including social scientists, researchers, teachers, public policy makers. Dr Rubeena Zakar said that today was a memorable day for the graduates because they were leaving the university with very good memories. She said that the department would continue to play its role in solving the problems of the society. She said that our students had also been participating in the WHO survey, which would help them in their professional life. Later degrees were distributed to 65 students of BS Sociology (4-year Programmed) from Session 2018-22.