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PU VC playing role to promote patriotism among Baloch students: Dr Javeid Iqbal
PU VC playing role to promote patriotism among Baloch students: Dr Javeid Iqbal


LAHORE: (Monday, May 9, 2016): Balochistan University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Javeid Iqbal has said that because of Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran’s initiative of providing free education, boarding and scholarships to students from Balochistan, wrong reservations and misunderstandings among Balochistan’s youth regarding Punjab were being removed and the emotions of patriotism were being promoted among them. He expressed these views in his meeting with PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran at his office here on Monday.

Talking to the PU VC, Dr Javeid Iqbal said that the students of Balochistan were promoting good behavior and hospitality extended by the people of Punjab in their areas. He said that the initiative of PU VC had brought positive change in the mindset of Baloch youth, which was dire need of the hour. PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran said that as many as 325 students from Balochistan were studying in Punjab University. The meeting also discussed various areas of mutual interest and stressed the need to promote bilateral relations among the academic institutions of both the provinces. In this regard, PU and Balochistan University will sign a memorandum of understanding soon.