PU celebrates National Solidarity Week

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LAHORE: Punjab University students belonging to Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, South Punjab, Sindh, Azad Kashmir and Punjab actively participated in the competitions of national songs, debates and sports as part of the National Solidarity Week held from December 18-23.

The national solidarity week was celebrated in line with the vision of the military and political leadership of the country, conveyed to the hostel management by Vice-Chancellor Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir. Every activity of the week started with the national anthem and ended with prayers for the national unity and to serve the country in light of Allama Iqbal’s message.

The competition of national songs, debates and sports held during the five-day activity was led by VC Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, Hall Council Chairman Professor Dr Abid Chaudhry, Warden Professor Dr Saleem Haider and Superintendent Shabbir Sarwar. In a message to the students, vice chancellor said that while shunning away all ethnic and caste-creed differences, all Pakistanis should come under the shadow of the national flag.

While addressing the prize distribution ceremony, Dr Abid Chaudhry congratulated the management of PU Hostel No 19 for organising such a colourful activity aimed to bring national valour and commitment in the students from different parts of the country.