KARACHI: Karachi Society for promotion of Literature and Arts (Bazm e Faroogh e Adab o Fun – Karachi) here on Thursday conferred “Special Award” upon Vice Chancellor, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST), Dr. Prof. Zafar Iqbal for his academic, research and literary achievements.
Prof. Hamid Kamal of the society in the citation read on the occasion said promotion of research culture in FUUAST by Prof. Zafar Iqbal was also a significant contribution made by the awardee for the Pakistani society.
“It was under the supervision of Prof Dr. Zafar Iqbal that no less than 30 researchers completed their Ph.D,” said Prof. Hamid Kamal.
He also mentioned that a record increase was registered in the number of researchers seeking admission to FUUAST’s M.Phil and Ph.D programs during past two years.
Prof Sahar Ansari, Prof. Afnan Saljooq, Arif Shafiq, Dr. Younus Qaiser,Dr. Bilal Usmani, Dr. Fatima Imam,Dr. Javed Mansur and others have felicitated Dr. Zafar Iqbal for being awarded in recognition of his service to the cause of education and research.