Pakistan Day celebrated at PMAS-AAUR

The Pakistan Day celebrated with traditional zeal and fervor Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), with an aim to educate and motivate the young generation, March 29, 2018.


Several programs including Quiz, Debates, Mushaira, Photography, Posters, Essays and national songs competitions were arranged and rally staged in the University to mark the day. All the activities were organized with an objective to engage youth in extracurricular activities with regard to Pakistan Day and exhibit students creative capabilities. The campus was decorated by National flags, banners and posters.


A flag-hoisting ceremony was also held, PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Sarwat N. Mirza along with senior management, faculty members & students hoisted the national flag and national anthem was played followed by a solemn prayer for peace and sovereignty of Pakistan


Prof. Dr. Sarwat N. Mirza said that 23rd March is an important day in our national history and it is our responsibility to make all possible efforts to make Pakistan a progressive and prosperous country. He recalled untiring efforts and pay homage to the people who devoted their lives for Pakistan freedom movement and made sacrifices to attain a separate independent country. He said it was the need of the hour that every Pakistani should work with same zeal and zest with which the independence of Pakistan was achieved. While talking about the different extracurricular activities, Vice Chancellor said that such competitions provide a stage to students where they could demonstrate their skills. He appreciated the efforts of students and said that participants exhibited enormous capacity and potential through their work.


Dr. Abdul Saboor, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, highlighted the significance of Lahore Resolution and stressed the need for promoting patriotism among the youth for a prosperous Pakistan. He said Pakistani youth has great potential and are capable of achieving great milestones. It is the responsibility of youth to encourage love and peace sentiments among public to make Pakistan a develop state, he added.


On the occasion, Directorate of Students Affairs, Principal Officer Dr. Arfan Yousaf, Director Dr. Mazhar Hussain Bhutta, Senior Tutor Dr. Ghulam Hussain Baber also addressed the participants.


The students also presented national anthem, national songs and highlighted the importance of Pakistan Day.