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Role of creative arts in economy elaborated

By Our Correspondent
December 09, 2023

LAHORE:Punjab University Postgraduate Research Centre of Creative Arts (PRCCA) organised a one-day exhibition and art symposium on ‘Creative Arts, Research and Society.’

Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Prof Dr Shahid Munir, University of Home Economics Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Faleeha Zahra Kazmi, Dean Faculty of Arts and Humanities Prof Dr Amra Raza, Director PRCCA Prof Dr Ahmad Bilal, Head of Textile Department Asna Mubashara, faculty members and students were present.

Punjab University entrance can be seen in this picture released on August 14, 2022. — Instagram/@universityofthepunjab
Punjab University entrance can be seen in this picture released on August 14, 2022. — Instagram/@universityofthepunjab

In his address, Dr Shahid Munir elaborated the role of creative arts in building creative economies of the world. He said that he was impressed with the work of the researchers as they were bringing together arts, technology, and science together and making some of the most astonishing art works. Prof Dr Faleeha Zahra Kazmi congratulated research scholars and PRCCA on a successful event and asked to put on the show at UHE. Dr Amra Raza said that PU was developing an interdisciplinary research culture and PRCCA was disseminating a similar vision. Dr Bilal said that the symposium reflected the broad based spectrum of research potentials amidst creative arts, ranging from music, design, performing arts and film.

Workshop concludes

The two-day 2nd hands-on training on “Lab Animals Handling & Sample Collection” concluded at UVAS on Friday. UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad presided over the concluding ceremony and distributed certificates among participants and resource persons. Chairman Department of Physiology Prof Dr Imtiaz Rabbani, and a number of participants of training including animal handlers, lab technicians, undergraduate and postgraduate students were also present.