Sports Complex of University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore has been named after renowned religious scholar, Naat Khawan and former student of the university, Junaid Jamshed.
Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education, Khawaja Salman Rafique unveiled the name plate on the wall of the stadium. Vice Chancellor UET, Dr Afzal A Khalid, Humayoun Jamshed brother of the late Junaid Jamshed, Junaid’s sons, old friends and the faculty members of the university attended the ceremony.
Khawaja Salman Rafique said that Junaid Jamshed was a patriotic Pakistani who devoted his life for the national cause and preaching the teachings of Islam. He motivated and inspired the youth towards good deeds and to follow golden principles of the religion and presented himself as a precedent.
The Minister further said that Juanid Jamshed Stadium would be equipped with modern facilities like Astroturf and floodlights.
He asked VC UET to prepare development scheme for the stadium, Punjab government would provide funds for it.
Later, a condolence seminar was held in the auditorium of UET to commemorate the services and pay homage to the renowned religious scholar, which was attended by a large number of UET students along with Health Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique, VC UET, old friends of Junaid Jamshed and his family members.
The participants expressed their views and shared the memories attached to him. They said that late Junaid Jamshed was a noble person who believed in serving the humanity and always respected others.
The speakers lauded his services for promoting Islam in the world and bringing a good name for the country.