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quaid-oil-portrait LAHORE: Punjab University on Tuesday celebrated Quaid's Day with historical zeal and fervor and all departments organized seminars, quiz competitions, debates to pay glowing tribute to the father of the nation.

 

The Institute of Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS) organized a seminar which was addressed by Syed Nusratullah Shah, translator of Quaid-i-Azam Papers. Dr. Zakria Zakar, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Dr. Samar Fatima, Chairperson Department of Gender Studies, Dr. Riffat Munawar, Associate Professor at ISCS and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

 

The speakers highlighted various aspects of Quaid's personality and message to the nation.

 

They said Quaid was a man of bravery, strength and honesty, adding that Quaid-i-Azam believed that no nation could progress without education.

 

 They further said that Quaid was an upholder of equality between man and woman and he envisioned Pakistan where there would be full and equal participation of woman.

 

They said, "We need to think and work actively to transform the vision of Quaid-i-Azam into reality".

 

They said that Quaid-i-Azam never believed in caste and creed and was a strong and visionary leader having immense hopes from youth. They said that he also believed on the talent and intellect of young generation.

 

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012
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