Sargodha: The Governor Punjab/Chancellor has assigned the additional charge of the Vice Chancellor Sargodha University to Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Pro Vice Chancellor University of Punjab, for a period of three months or till the appointment of a regular Vice Chancellor, according to the notification issued yesterday by the Higher Education Department of Punjab. In compliance with the orders issued Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar has assumed the additional charge as Vice Chancellor Sargodha University here today.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar did his PhD in Persian from the University of Tehran in 1997. He has authored and co-authored several books and research papers. His research primarily focuses on Persian Language, Literature, Sufism and Historiography and Cultural, Social, Political, Literary Relations of South Asia, Iran and Central Asia. He is a member of several editorial boards of distinguished journals and published around 45 research articles in international and national high impact factor journals. He is a recipient of two gold medals awarded by the Government of Iran and the Persian Language Authority Tehran, for his outstanding Persian research works.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar has vast administrative experience of serving at dignified posts. Along with Pro Vice Chancellorship, he is serving as Convener of Address Committee for Convocation at University of Punjab. Previously, he rendered his services as the Chairman of the Admission Committee for Admissions on Co-Curricular activities, Director Centre for South Asian Studies, Dean Faculty of Oriental Learning at University of Punjab.