The meeting of Organizing Committee for the holding of International Conference on “Literature, Society and Reconstruction, Past, Present and Future” was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over the meeting. This conference is being organized by the Department of Urdu from 13th January to 15th January 2015. Speaking to the participants of the meeting Dr. Shah said the research activities at the campus got momentum. The Universities are recognized by the organizing conferences and seminars. The Vice Chancellor appreciated that the Department of Urdu is playing a dynamic role in teaching and research.
Dr. Sofia Yousuf Khush, Incharge, Department of Urdu and Secretary of the Conference briefed that 64 scholars of national and international level will participate in this conference. The foreign scholars of 17 countries i-e USA, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, India, Germany, Canada and others will also present their papers. She said that Higher Education Commission is also collaborative partner of the conference. Dr. Sofia informed that Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah will be Chief Guest. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, HEC, Mr. Justice (Retd) Syed Ali Aslam Jafferi and Mr. Mohammad Hussain Syed, Principle Secretary to Governor Sindh will be the Guests of Honor.
The concluding session will be presided over by the Dr. Syeda Nafisa Shah, MNA, Syed Javed Ali Shah Jillani will be the Chief Guest, Mr. Mazhar-ul-Haq Siddiqui and Syed Waqar Shah will be the Guest of Honor. The International Mushaira will be the value-added event. Prince Mir Mehdi Raza Talpur will preside the Mushaira and Mr. Lal Bux Mangi, Political Secretary to Chief Minister Sindh will be the Chief Guest.
The various committees were constituted in order to organizing the conference in befitting manner i-e Security, Accommodation, Hall Management, Transport, Media & Publicity and Publication committees were constituted.
Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Senior Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, & Arts, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Markhand, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mohiuddin Veesar, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal, Prof. Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Salem Rahpoto, Prof. Ayaz Gul, Prof. Ghulam Mustafa Buledi, Mr. Mohammad Hassan Halipoto, Ms. Shahida Mangi, Mr. Najmul Hassan and others attended the meeting.
DR. KHUSHK APPOINTED AS MEMBER SYNDICATE
The Governor Sindh/Chancellor has appointed Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts as Member of the Syndicate of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur under the category of “Dean” for the period of three years.