Vice Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi presided over the national-level seminar, organised by the Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy (IICP).
Srinagar—A two-day seminar on “Iqbal’s Thought and Contemporary Challenges” began at the University of Kashmir on Monday, said a Varsity Spokesman in a statement.
The spokesman said that Vice Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi presided over the national-level seminar, organised by the Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy (IICP).
He said that Prof Bashir Ahmad Nahvi, former Dean of Arts and Director IICP, and Prof Shahzad Anjum from the Department of Urdu Jamia Millia Islamia were the chief guests, while Prof Muhammad Ashraf Wani, former Dean Academics, University of Kashmir was the guest of honour and Prof Zohra Afzal, Dean School of Arts, Languages & Literature the special guest on the occasion.
In his presidential address, Prof Andrabi assured his full support to the ICCP in its academic and research endeavours, while Prof Nahvi and Ajaz-ul Haq emphasised on the true understanding of Iqbal’s thought and philosophy to address the contemporary world challenges, the spokesman added.
The spokesman said that others who spoke on the occasion included Prof Zohra Afzal, Javaid Ahmad Matji and Sufi Ghulam Rasool, former Chief Information Commissioner, J&K.
Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Ganai, Coordinator IICP highlighted the achievements and future plans of the Institute.
Be part of Open Journalism
At Kashmir Observer we pride ourselves for being open, honest and unbiased. If you have noticed we haven’t put up a paywall unlike many news organisations, – as we want to keep our journalism open. We believe journalism should be open, fearless and unbiased. Open information helps with informed decisions.
Journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce, despite all the hardships we still do it, because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying and advertising revenues across the media industry is falling fast.
If everyone who reads our reporting, helps to support it, our future would be much more secure and we will be able to keep our and your perspective going. So if we may ask, we ask your help in keeping the Kashmir Observer’s journalism fair and square.Support Our Journalism