University of Peshawar arranged a special Eid day gathering for its foreigner, far flung and hard areas students after Eid prayers at the UoP guest house.
The party was attended by foreigner students along with students hailing from Chitral, Gilgit Balitistan and the restive Kurram and North Waziristan Agency studying at the greater campus.
Dean faculty of Numerical and Physical Sciences Prof. Dr. Gulzar Ali Khan, Registrar Dr. Syed Fazl i Hadi and other university officials received the students at the party.
Dr. Gulzar in his address on the occasion reiterated his institution resolve to make all possible facilitation arrangements to enhance the enrollment percentage of foreign students at the University. He added, “We are present among you today so as to share this moment of joy together at a time when you are away from your family and hometowns on this Eid ul Azha,.
He said that foreign students should help convey the real image of our people and area to the whole world once they pass out. I am sure after you graduate from University of Peshawar, would help in rectifying, most of the misperceptions that prevails, among the world about us, said Dr. Gulzar. Special steps are also being taken to encourage more people from the under privilege tribal areas to take admission in UoP, he said. The quest for achieving academic excellence should be more in students of hard areas as compared to the rest of the country, because they have to prove a point that people of their area are peace loving, progressive and wanted a safer world, said Dr. Gulzar Ali Khan. It is worth mentioning here that University of Peshawar on every eid day arranges gathering of Muslim foreign students and those hailing from hard areas to share happy moments of the day.
Source: The Frontier Post