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March 14, 2019

‘Students can bring about educational and economical revolution’


March 14, 2019

LAHORE: The two-day convocation of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) concluded here on Wednesday.

During the two days a total of 4,619 students were awarded degrees while medals were also awarded to students who performed exceptional in exams. Punjab Minister for Population Welfare Hashim Dogar was the chief guest on the concluding day of the convocation while LCWU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Farkhanda Manzoor, Controller of Exams Dr Tahira Aziz Mughal, faculty members and a large number of students were present.

Speaking on the occasion Hashim Dogar said women are half of the country's population and highlighted their role in addressing issues faced by the society and development of the country. He added students could bring educational and economical revolution by utilising their talent. Prof Dr Farkhanda Manzoor and Dr Tahira Aziz Mughal also spoke on the occasion.

The student who have passed BS, BEd, BFA, BCom, BBA, BPA, BE, Pharm-D, MA, MSc, MS/ MPhil and PhD received their degrees, rolls of honour and gold medals in the convocation. psychology moot: Renowned national and international clinical psychologists flocked together at the 2nd international conference held by the University of Management and Technology’s Institute of Clinical Psychology here at UMT on Wednesday.

According to a press release, the theme of the conference was ‘Preventative Strategies in Clinical Psychology’. Rector Professor Dr Muhammad Aslam along with Director General of the university Abid HK Sherwani, Director Institute of Clinical Psychology Dr Zahid Mehmood and Dr Keith Dr Renshaw from George Mason University, USA inaugurated the conference.

More than 25 national and international PhD scholars, intellectuals, researchers and experts including Dr Anila Kamal QAU, Islamabad, Dr Marshaley J Baquiano, University of Philippine, Dr Rebeeca Fox, George Mason University, USA, Dr Wojciech Lukasz Dragan University of Warsaw, Poland, Dr Zainab, Bahria University, Karachi and others participated and presented more than 220 scientific research papers on Clinical Psychology.

Dr Muhammad Aslam congratulated the Institute of Clinical Psychology (ICP) on organising the conference and also thanked the foreign guests for their support. He said university’s Institute of Clinical Psychology was professionally contributing key role to the promotion of mental health in the community and this conference was an effective platform for the strong networking among the expert scholars and professionals to facilitate for the further development in the area of clinical psychology.

ICP Director Prof Dr Zahid Mahmood said clinical psychology played a vital role in managing interpersonal relationships, empowering the youth and added this was the need of hour that we should have enough psychological literate people to face the challenges by our society.

Dr Keith, Dr Wojciech, Dr Marshaley and all other scholars shared research based evidence to emphasise that only a small minority of people developed post traumatic stress disorder or other mental health problems after a trauma. PUASA: Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PU-ASA) has decided to conduct the annual elections of the association on April 10.

In this regard, Chief Election Commissioner Prof Dr Iqbal Chawla, who is also Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities, chaired a meeting of election commission. The committee has decided to issue voters list on March 18, last date for submission of nominations will be March 25 while the final list of contestants will be issued on April 3.

honorarium: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar on Wednesday distributed honorarium cash money among employees who worked for dengue eradication. A ceremony was organised in the VC’s office in which Hall Council Chairman Prof Dr Abid Hussain Choudhary, Chief Medical Officer Dr Tehseen Zameer, Resident Officer-II Malik Zaheer, Resident Officer-I Jaleel Tariq, Chief Engineer Faizul Hassan Sipra and anti-dengue workers participated.

results: Punjab University has declared results of various examinations.

These exams included BS-Ed (Hons) second, fourth semester examination 2018, BSc Medical Laboratory Technology (Hons) Part-I & II annual examinations 2017 and MSc Information Technology Part II annual examination 2018. Detailed results are available on PU website.

PSCA: A 38-member delegation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Establishment & Administration Department, comprised under-training officers on Wednesday visited the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) here. The visit was in connection with 39th mandatory training course. PSCA Chief Administrative Officer Muhammad Kamran Khan briefed the delegation about the project.

The participants demonstrated real time application of technologies such as facial recognition, number plate recognition, traffic management and e-challaning en-route to project's various sections, including emergency control centre and operations & monitoring centre.

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