Sargodha (PR) : The Department of Communication & Media Studies, University of Sargodha (UoS) organized a seminar to commemorate ‘’International Volunteers Day 2023’’ on Tuesday.
The Seminar was organized in collaboration with the National Commission for Human Rights, the Associated Press of Pakistan, and Police Tahfuzz Markaz.
The event aimed to highlight the pivotal role of volunteers and recognize their remarkable efforts in society’s development.
The event witnessed the participation of esteemed guests including Ch. Saeed Ullah Gondal, Deputy Inspector General of Prison Police ( D.I.G prisons), Sargodha Region, Mahar Omar Draz Jhawari, Deputy Director of National Commission For Human Development, Executive Council Member Women Chamber of Commerce Sargodha Shazia Mumtaz Bangash, Chairman Go Life Mukhtar Ahmed Mirza, Eye Specialist Dr. Kanwar Usman Saeed and Chairperson Department of Communication and Media Studies Prof. Dr. Hassan Raza syed.
The seminar featured an informative session where distinguished speakers acknowledged the value of volunteerism in fostering positive change and shaping a better world.
They highlighted the crucial need to develop a culture of selfless service within the community and praised the tireless dedication of volunteers to serving humanity’s needs without expecting anything in return for the welfare of society.
The speakers also elaborated on examples from Islamic history on how the Prophet (peace be upon him) fostered a community of volunteers.
They pointed out that 70% of individual voluntary services are done without any organizations, emphasizing the potential for nurturing a spirit of volunteering among youth.
Ch. Saeed Ullah Gondal stated ‘‘We aim to showcase the practical examples of volunteering so that students can be empowered on how to make positive changes in society’’.