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Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU

Lahore: The chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan visited BNU on April 27, 2017 on an invitation of Vice Chancellor Mr Shahid Hafiz Kardar. In his first ever visit to BNU, Dr Mukhtar Ahmed met with the deans, senior faculty and management and addressed an august gathering of faculty, staff and students on the role of universities in higher education.

During his talk, he emphasised on the role of universities and teachers in personal and professional development and nurturing of characters and virtues in students. Dr Ahmed stressed on the need for research that would solve the indigenous problems of Pakistan.

Dr Ahmed also visited the annual thesis exhibition of Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design (SVAD) at BNU and took keen interest in various projects and artworks on display. He also visited the studio facilities in Razia Hassan School of Architecture (RHSA) at BNU where he interacted with students.

Also present at the occasion were Dr Gulzar Haider, Dr Tariq Rahman, Dr Ruhi Khalid, Dr Khaver Zia, Dr Taimur-ul-Hassan and Prof Rashid Rana.

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