Alumni Association of Dr. Muhammad Ajmal, National Institute of Psychology, Center of Excellence, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, organized a tribute followed by Annual gala dinner yesterday to pay homage to the founding father Dr. Muhammad Ajmal (1919-1994), and in celebration of his 100th birth year.
Chief guest Shafqat Mahmood, a renowned politician, and Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, and Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage, shared his valuable views about Dr. Ajmal.
He narrated his own passion for studying psychology in his master degree at G.C. Lahore. He expressed his thoughtful view of considering psychology graduate in the socio-political growth of the country. He further shared his idea of employment opportunities and placements of psychology graduates in future.
Director NIP, Prof. Dr. Anila Kamal paid worthy tribute to Dr. Ajmal. Dr. Kamal shared that Dr. Ajmal is the pioneer of psychology and psychology institutes in Pakistan. She highlighted the significant role of NIP by mentioning its contributions in the socio-psychological sector of Pakistan.
She mentioned that NIP has awarded 54 PhD, 372 MPhil, and 847 Master degrees till day. The NIP graduates are serving at various national universities, defense institutes, civil and beurocratic organizations, Public Service Commission, and other social sector organizations. She further added that NIP is playing its key and pivotal role in the socio-cultural development of Pakistan.
President Alumni Association NIP, Brig. (Retd.) Dr. Tanveer Akhtar, SI(M) paid profound tribute to Dr. Ajmal by acknowledging his remarkable contributions in the psychological, social, and political arena of Pakistan.
He expressed his views regarding the role of NIP and its alumnus. Other esteemed guests Dr. Iffat-tun-Nisa Hassan, ex-director NIP, Prof. Dr. Seema Pervez. Dr. Asir Ajmal practising psychologist paid immense tribute and shared their valuable views about Dr. Ajmal and acknowledged the significance of NIP.
Dr. Seema narrated her nostalgic experience of being Dr. Ajmal’s student at G.C University Lahore. She explained that Dr.Ajmal was very kind and wisdom oriented person.