With respect to Pakistan Day celebration, a seminar named ‘Celebrate Identity – Celebrate Pakistan’ was organized by the NUST Bazm-e-Pakistan Society, held on Friday, 25th March 2011, here at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), NUST, H-12 Campus, Islamabad.
Event started with the Recitation and Translation of the Holy Qur’an, followed by Pakistan National Anthem, then was the welcome address delivered by Rector NUST Lt. Gen. (R) Engr. Muhammad Asghar, a lecture by Dr. Ross Masood (Consultant in International Affairs and Law) and speeches by four NUST Student Speakers.
Seminar was also attended by the honorable Pro-Rector (A&R), Chief Editor NPO, DG PMR, Principals, Dean, Assoc. Deans, Members of Teaching Faculty and Students from across H-12 Campus.
Rector NUST enlightened the students about the Pakistan Resolution and its importance. He further discussed the strategic importance of Pakistan and the opportunities lying in the success of this country. Later, four NUSTians’ spoke on two nation theory and the Pakistan Day. This was followed by Dr. Ross Masood shedding some light on the Pakistan Movement and its significance.
Dr. Ross Masood was overwhelmed by the speeches and mentioned: ”I am impressed by the speeches of the students here and feel honored to be here.” He discussed the problems faced by Pakistan and the purpose of creation of Pakistan. He stated: “We are not able to get educated people for our governmental system and the problems in our educational system has directly affected electoral processes.” He also praised the NUST Bazm-e-Pakistan team and all other event organizers for holding such a prestigious seminar and hoped to continue this in future.
Later, a 45 minute Question and Answer session was held and the seminar concluded with the handing over of prizes to the Student Speakers and NUST Souvenir to the Dr. Ross Masood by Rector NUST. After which Refreshments were served to the Guests and all the attendees. Over 300 high officials, members of faculty and students attended the Seminar and the feedback was overwhelming.
Courtesy Reporting: NUST Bazm-e-Pakistan