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Conference on Iqbal held at Bahria University

November 29, 2023

Islamabad: The 3rd International Conference on Iqbal 2023 was organized at Bahria University at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore campuses on Tuesday.

Chairmen, HEC Prof Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed was the chief guest of the opening ceremony held at Bahria University Islamabad Campus (BUIC). A number of foreign universities and institutes are conference partners and have featured speakers among their scholars on Iqbal.

The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Iqbal as a catalyst in the Renaissance of Muslim Ummah’. More than one hundred research scholars and teachers sent their research paper abstracts. Seventy-two papers were selected and presented in the conference. Rector Bahria University Vice Admiral (r) Asif Khaliq while inaugurating the conference, highlighted that the endeavour of this conference is to bring Iqbal’s Qur’anic thoughts to practical implementable levels and educate our youth about his teachings and philosophy.

Bahria University Islamabad Campus can be seen in this image released on September 21, 2023. — Facebook/Bahria University
Bahria University Islamabad Campus can be seen in this image released on September 21, 2023. — Facebook/Bahria University

The rector reminded the youth that they represent the vanguard of Muslim Ummah’s aspirations, and Allama Iqbal always had high expectations from them. The Rector thanked the foreign ambassadors for their interest in the conference. Chief guest, Prof Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, elaborated that Iqbal’s teachings are rooted in the authentic teachings of Islam and are relevant to the contemporary times. Dr. Mukhtar reminded that Iqbal’s teachings encourage Muslims to rekindle their engagement in research and technology. Dr. Mukhtar further elaborated that Iqbal remains an enduring source of inspiration for the youth as potential architect of Ummah’s future.