Scholars pay tributes to Dr. Allama Iqbal for his Universal thoughts

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Islamabad:      Scholars and academicians from home and abroad at a two-day Int’l conference held here on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to Dr. Allama Mohammad Iqbal for his Universal thoughts for the humanity.
The conference was arranged by Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on the occasion of his 81st death anniversary. It was largely participated by delegates including those from Iran, Egypt, Turkey and Sweden.
The inaugural session was addressed by eminent scholars including Prof. Dr. Tahseen Faraqi, Dr. Moeenuddin Aqeel, Prof. Dr. Fateha Mohammad Malik and Iftikhar Arif, who deliberated upon the conference’s main topic “Iqbal’s intellectual and Artistic Universality’.
They highlighted various dimensions and aspects of Dr. Iqbal’s universal message and said this provides solution to the present days’ socio-economic problems, and it is relevant for all times to come.
Welcoming the participants, Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum hoped that the conferences’ deliberations will be a source of inspirations for developing a society, as was conceived by Dr. Iqbal. He thanked the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for its support in arranging the event.