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Researchers should work on factors leading to development
Researchers should work on factors leading to development

LAHORE: (Wednesday, March 11, 2020): Former Vice Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University and renowned thinker Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui has said that the researcher must work on the elements which lead to the development of Pakistan. He was addressing 11th post Graduate Student’s Conference (PGSC-2020) organized by Punjab University Institute of Education and Research (IER) at Waheed Shaeed Hall here on Wednesday. Dean Faculty of Education Prof Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry, IER Director Prof Dr Rafaqat Ali Akbar, Prof Dr Muhammad Ibrahim Khalid, Conference Chair Dr Muhammad Shahid Farooq, researchers from various universities, MPhil/PhD scholars, faculty members and a large number of students participated in the conference. Addressing the session, Dr Shahid Siddiqui urged the researchers to share their findings and experiences with each other. Prof Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry said that IER was making contributions to uplift ranking of the university. He said that the subject of education was the mother of all subjects. Prof Dr Khalid Ibrahim said that there was need to adopt modern technologies in the classrooms at school level. Prof Dr Rafaqat Ali Akbar said that we should do research according to modern trends in the field. He said that the basic purpose of the research was to create new knowledge and we must ensure quality in research projects. He said that high-quality teaching standards would help produce high quality graduates. He advised the researchers to make efforts for resolving issues being faced by Pakistan in education sector.