UO celebrates feats in research, ranking


A grand ceremony to commemorate the University of Okara’s feats in research and international ranking was organized by the Quality Enhancement Cell (CELL) under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Sajid Rashid Ahmad.

Prof Dr Zakria Zakar, the former VC of UO and current incumbent at the University of Poonch Rawalakot, was the Chief Guest of the event. The other dignitaries included VC, Government College University Faisalabad, Prof Dr Shahid Kamal, VC, University of Sahiwal, Prof Dr Javaid Akhtar, VC, Emerson University Multan, Prof Dr Muhammad Ramzan, Dean Faculty of Information and Media Studies at University of the Punjab, Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood, Prof Dr Azhar Naeem from PU, Dr Israr Chisti from PU, Dr Khalid from PU and Waqar Chaudhary, Former Country Head at APP.

The high achievers in research including Dr Arshad Kamran, Dr Ghulm Mustafa, Dr Amjad Ali, Dr Maryam Liaqat and Dr Hamood-u-Rehman were awarded appreciation shields. Dr Syed Abul Waheed was also acknowledged for his contribution to publish the first research journal of the UO. The Director QEC, Dr Arshad Kamran, welcomed the guests in the opening note and thanked the former VC, Prof Zakar and his current incumbent, Prof Sajid, for their unrelenting support and commitment for perking up the ranking and research spectrum of the university.