Punjab University leads tree plantation drive


PU Centre for Quran and Sunnah and PU College of Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) have launched a tree plantation campaign under “Azadi k Rang, Darakhaton k Sung” followed by a walk. In this regard, PU Centre for Quran and Sunnah organized a ceremony at Gate No 1 in which PU Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Dean Faculty of Islamic Studies Prof Dr Hammad Lakhvi, Director Dr Haris Mobeen, Prof Dr Saad Siddiqui, and others participated in the event and planted trees.

An event was organized at CEES in collaboration with the Forest Department, Government of Punjab, and Rotary International Club of Lahore Garrison. A number of delegates from various organizations including academia, civil society, government officials, and NGOs participated in this event.

Member of Punjab Assembly Mrs. Mussarat Jamshed Cheema, Mr. Muhammad Tariq, Mr. Ansir Rasool from Forest Department, Mrs. Mariam Ijaz, Mr. G.R. Siddiqui, Mr. Muhammad Shehzad Ahmad and Mr. Abdul Haleem from Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison, Resident Officer II Mr. Jaleel Tariq, CEES Principal Prof. Dr. Sajid Rashid Ahmad, and Mr. Muhammad Waqar emphasized the participants to play their active role to eradicate environmental pollution and global warming by planting a tree. The purpose of this event was to celebrate Independence Day by planting trees.

In the end, Prof. Dr. Sajid Rashid Ahmad thanks the participants to make this event successful and way forward for future prospects of this plantation campaign.

Punjab University has awarded PhD degree to Adnan Ali Shahzad S/o Muhammad Iqbal Shahzad in the subject of Economics after approval of his thesis entitled ‘Multidimensional Approach Towards Exigent Determinants of Inclusive Growth: A Comparative Study of Selected Asian Countries’,


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