LAHORE: (Monday, October 11): Mohsin-e-Pakistan and nnuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan’s absentia funeral prayer was offered at Punjab University. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed led the prayers while Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr. Saleem Mazhar, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, thousands of teachers, students, and employees participated in the funeral prayer.
Talking to media, Prof Niaz Ahmed said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah built Pakistan while Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan strengthened the country’s defense and made it invincible. He said that the services of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan would be remembered forever. He said that Dr Abdul Qadeer Week would be marked and seminars would be organized to highlight the services of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan for the knowledge of new generations. He said that Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan also rendered invaluable services in the field of social welfare and he laid the foundation stone of many hospitals, schools and other welfare institutions.
PU CCP marks World Mental Health Day
Punjab University Center for Clinical Psychology (CCP) organized an awareness walk on the occasion of World Mental Health Day. The rally from Center for Clinical Psychology to Vice-Chancellor Punjab University Office was attended by the VC Prof Niaz Ahmed, Director CCP Dr. Saima Dawood, faculty members, students and special children.
On this occasion, Prof Niaz Ahmed said that taking care of mental well-being along with physical health was also very important. He said that mentally healthy people can perform better. He said that mental stress caused a lot of problems in our everyday lives. Dr Saima Dawood said that in case of mental health issues, one should not hesitate to seek guidance and counseling from a psychiatrist as treatment of mental illnesses was as important as of physical illnesses.