Pakistani Student Awarded Degree By KU

SRINAGAR: Nadia Mehr has become the first Pakistani to have completed doctorate from Kashmir University. Nadia completed her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in History from KU under the South Asia Foundation (SAF) program.

Daughter of Mehr Din of Pakistan Nadia said that it was the “most memorable part of her life to pursue doctorate from Kashmir.”

“I have been here for four years. And the love and affection people gave to me, I can never forget,” she said.

She said that visa barrier should be removed and all Pakistanis should be given permission to visit Kashmir, the paradise on earth.

She further said that it was brilliant experience to pursue education from such a beautiful place.

The KU officials said Nadia pursued the research program vide University Registration No: 52-PhD-2010 from the Institute of Kashmir Studies.

She did her thesis on “The Development of Science, Technology, Arts and Language during the Sultanate Period in Kashmir”, under the supervision of Prof Gulshan Majeed, of the Institute of Kashmir Studies.

Nadia was awarded the PhD vide notification No: F (PhD– History-(Institute Kashmir Studies)/Sec/KU/2013 dated December 9 2013.

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