Seminar on “United against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security”


PRESS RELEASE: Seminar on “United against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security” organized by the Department of Social & Gender Studies, UoS on Jan 23, 2017

The Department of Social & Gender Studies, University of Swat organized Seminar on “United against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security” on January 23, 2017 at PTCL Campus, Kanju Township, University of Swat (UoS).

Dr. Haider Ali Khan (MPA), Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-corruption Establishment and Provincial Inspection Team, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the Chief Guest while the Hon. Vice Chancellor, UoS (Prof. Dr. Jehan Bakht) and Dr. Hassan Sher (Registrar, UoS) also grace the occasion.

Imran, Lecturer in Sociology & In-charge, Department of Social & Gender Studies, UoS was the Chief Organizer.

The Hon. Vice Chancellor during his opening remarks welcomed the Chief Guest and other participants of the seminar. He stressed that corruption is a menace in our society. For curbing this menace, every citizen i.e. individual, family head, teacher, business person and other stakeholders of the society of the country should realize their responsibilities for bringing awareness against the corruption.

Students, Heads and Faculty of different academic units along with and Sectional Heads of administrative units participated in it. Students are asset of the nation and the government is taking strict measures against those who are involved in this malpractice, however, the government alone cannot tackle this social problem. For this purpose, all stakeholders shall play their role in eradicating corruption, added by the Chief Guest.

I am very much indebted to the cooperation extended by the Hon. Vice Chancellor (Prof. Dr. Jehan Bakht) and Hon. Registrar (Dr. Hassan Sher) for making the seminar possible, added by Mr. Imran. He further added that “I am also thankful from the core of my heart to the organizing team of the seminar i.e. Mr. Shahid Ali (Lecturer in Economics, UoS), Dr. Amir Khan (Lecturer in Mathematics, UoS), Mr. Tariq Khwaja (Lecturer in Economics, UoS), Mr. Adnan Khan (Campus Coordinator, PTCL Campus and In-charge, Centre for Earth and Space Sciences, UoS)”.