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Lahore

February 17, 2018
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Nine officers transferred, posted

Lahore

February 17, 2018

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LAHORE: The Punjab government Friday issued notification regarding transfer and posting of nine officers.

Pind Dadan Khan Assistant Commissioner (AC) Munawar Hussain has replaced Pindi Gheib AC Mujahid Abbas who has been posted as OSD and directed to report at S&GAD. The services of Tahir Ikram (awaiting posting) have entrusted to the Secretary Department of School Education until the next posting. ADCG (r) Qazi Zafar Iqbal has replaced Multan Local Government Director Waqar Muhammad Jan, who already had been posted as Multan PHA Director Admin & Finance.

Similarly Additional Sessions Judge Ch Abdul Qayum (awaiting posting) has been posted as Rawalpindi Labour Court Presiding Officer vice Additional Sessions Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik who has been directed to report Lahore High Court. Saifullah Sajid (OSD) has been posted as Chistian AC, while services of Forests Section Officer Asif Mahmood have been placed at the disposal of Project Director Skill Development.

assumes charge: Newly appointed Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Cap (r) Muhammad Aftab Friday assumed charge and got briefing regarding affairs and working of the board.

According to a press release, the chairman attended a meeting of elected parliamentarians held at Zaman Park and reviewed the progress regarding the proposed Baba Guru Nanak University in Nankana Sahib.

Math-A-Thon: Pakistan’s first Math-A-Thon took place on Friday at Punjab University in which students used sports and local games to develop creative and exciting ways to teach mathematics to school students of grade 1-10.

According to a press release, the Math-A-Thon was a joint initiative of Punjab University, Code for Pakistan, Numaish Karachi and Alif Ailaan, in collaboration with the Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science.

Seventeen teams from Punjab University Department of Mathematics joined students of Government Comprehensive Girls Higher Secondary School and Government Comprehensive Boys High School in the Math-A-Thon. Each team was consisted of four university students and one government school student from grade 9th or 10th. Math-A-Thon is one step towards breaking the chain of traditional teaching methodology for mathematics.

Meanwhile, PU Library organised second programme of its book-club. Two books were presented to the audience. PU Chief Librarian Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani, Assistant Professor Shahzeb Khan, faculty members and students were present.

Dr Usmani presented critical appraisal of a book containing short stories “Parsa Bibi ka Bahgar” written by Zakia Mashhadi. Shahzeb Khan enlightened the audience with a biography of Eqbal Ahmed: “Critical outsider in a turbulent age” written by Stuart Schaar.

LCWU: The syndicate of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), Lahore, approved annual awards for its teaching and non-teaching staff on the basis of performance.

According to a press release, the 65th meeting of syndicate was held here Friday. It also approved that LCWU’s Institute of Language and Culture will be named after former VC Prof Dr Sabiha Mansoor.

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