Iqbaliyat Department to be established across universities in Pakistan

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Iqbaliyat Department to be established across universities in Pakistan

LAHORE - Higher Education Commission (HEC) would be contacted for establishment of Iqbaliyat Department/Faculty in other varsities of the country, as currently Allama Iqbal Open University alone had Iqbaliyat Faculty.

Chairing 53rd meeting of Governing Body of Iqbal Academy Pakistan (IAP) here at Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood underlined the need for presenting the teachings/message of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal in a more effective manner so as to increase students’ interest in this regard. Iqbal Society should be established in schools and colleges as well, he added.

He mentioned that government was also reviewing the existing educational curricula as it had been observed that students of English medium educational institutions, by and large, managed to grab most of the employment opportunities and excelled in competition examinations like CSS etc.