International Conference on “Urdu Zaban Aur Science” held at KU

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Srinagar, Sep 25: A 2 day international Conference entitled “Urdu Zabaan Aur Science: Ishtiraak o Iftiraaq” was organized by Directorate of Distance Education, Kashmir University in collaboration with National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, New Delhi from 24 to 25 September.
The inaugural session of Conference was presided over by Registrar, Kashmir University, Prof. Nelofer Khan, whereas Vice Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, Prof. Mohammad Aslam Parvez was Chief guest and delivered key note address.
Director DDE, KU, Prof. Mohiuddin Sangmi welcomed the guests while as former Director of DDE, Professor Shafiqa Parveen expressed her experiences with regard to the conference and distance system of education.
Organizing secretary of conference Dr. Irfan Aalam threw light on the aims and objectives of the two day International Conference. Chief Guest Prof. Mohammad Aslam Parvez in his Keynote address highlighted the importance of Urdu vis-à-vis Science.
Upbringing of children, Role of family members in Home affairs, with relation to Quran were the main topics of his speech. The book entitled “Iqbal: Maaroozi Tajziye Aur Sciencee Mabaahis” by Dr. irfan Aalam was also released.Book Review of this book by Dr M. Imtiyaz Ahmad was presented by Dr M. Yousuf Wani. Dr. Altaf Anjum, Co-Organizer of the conference, moderated the session.Prof. Mohammad Zaman Azurdah, Prof Mushtaq Ahmed dar, prof. Mohammad Aijaz Sheikh, Prof. Arifa Bushra, Dr Aijaz Ashraf, Dr Tariq Chisti were also present besides a good number of scholars. At the end ex-director of DDE, KU Nahid Ruhi presented the vote of thanks.
After Inaugural session four parallel technical sessions were conducted where scholars hailing from different local, national and international institutions presented their papers which were followed by healthy discussion. In view the importance of conference theme, Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University Prof Talat Ahmed also attended one technical session and wished his greetings to the paper presenters, organizers and other faculty members of DDE. Dr Nazir Mushtaq (Physician and Urdu Litterateur) , Prof. Zafer Uddin (MANUU), Nisar Ahmed Trali, Nasir Mirza, Dr Shaad Hussain, Dr Ashraf Aasari, Dr Seema Akber, Wilayet Hussain Rizvi, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Ganaie, Dr Kaleem Ullah Khan, Dr Pervaiz Aazmi and Dr Altaf Anjum.