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December 10, 2019

‘Society needs high moral values, justice system’


December 10, 2019

LAHORE:Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz has said that it is the responsibility of teachers to guide towards the establishment of a Madina-like state in Pakistan.

According to a press release, addressing a meeting of alumni of Institute of Islamic Studies (IIS) at Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, Punjab University here on Monday, he said high moral values, social justice system, truthfulness and other such qualities were required in our society to follow the model of Islamic state of Madina.

Dean Faculty of Islamic Studies Prof Dr Hammad Lakhvi, IIS Director Prof Dr Saad Siddiqui, renowned scholars and alumni of the institute participated in the event. Prof Dr Hammad Lakhvi said honesty and good strengths of character would play important role to guide towards establishing Madina like state in our country.

Prof Dr Saad Siddiqui urged the participants to follow the instructions of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) as it was direly needed in the present age. Blood camp: Government College University (GCU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi visited the blood donation camp set up at the university here on Monday and also donated a pint of blood for the children suffering from thalassemia.

The camp was organised by the university’s Blood Donor Society (GCU-BDS) in collaboration with the Fatmid Foundation. GCU-BDS In-charge Dr Babar Naseem Aasi said this donation by the Vice Chancellor would also inspire other students and faculty members to donate blood for saving lives of children suffering from different diseases.

Prof Zaidi appreciated the efforts of Blood Donor Society members that donated more than 1,600 pints of blood every year for the patient’s children suffering from different diseases including cancer. The VC also briefed the students and the faculty members about the health benefits of blood donation.

competition: The 30th Intercollegiate and Universities Dry Flower Competition was held here at the Government College University GCU) Monday in which students from nine colleges and universities used the floral art as a medium to promote sustainable use of plant waste materials.

Around 110 students competed on different categories in the Dry Flower Contest, Shirt Painting and Poster Competitions on the themes related to environment issues, i.e. save the earth, tree plantation, say no to plastic bags etc.

GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the exhibition/competition which was adjudicated by Irfan Ullah Baber, Mrs Samina Salman and Mrs Samia Sikandar.

Addressing the ceremony, Prof Zaidi appreciated the widespread participation of students and their ideas. He lauded that students used plants waste materials to raise awareness about suitability and environmental challenges.

Later, the vice-chancellor presented shields and certificates to the winners. The students of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) secured the overall first position at the competition.

ACCIDENTS: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) responded to 1,059 Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) in all 36 districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours. In these RTCs, 12 people died whereas 1,169 were injured. Out of which, 707 seriously injured were shifted to different hospitals.

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