Allama Iqbal Open University Vice-Chancellor (AIOU) Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui repledged that varsity would fulfill its responsibility to promote intellectual thoughts and visionary message of Allama Iqbal through academic purists and literary and social activities.
The AIOU that was named after Dr Iqbal, great philosopher and poet, is determined to disseminate his thought-provoking message among the students for their character-building and putting them on the track of nation-building, said a press release on Friday.
In his message on the occasion of 79th death anniversary of Dr Muhammad Iqbal, the Vice Chancellor said that Iqbal’s message of peace and co-existence is relevant to cope with challenges of extremism and terrorism.
To mark the Day, the University broadcast and telecast live programmes on Dr Muhammad Iqbal, over its web TV and FM radio network. Special programmes were presented the whole day to educate and update its students on philosophy and thoughts of the great poet, particularly with references to his message to youth.