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SE organized Punjabi Seminar on International Mother Tongue Day

SE organized Punjabi Seminar on International Mother Tongue Day

School of Education (SE), Beaconhouse National University organized a Punjabi seminar on February 21, 2018 to mark the International Mother Language Day, as declared by UNESCO. The seminar was presided over by Professor Pervez Vandal who also spoke on the architecture of Lahore. Ms. Sarwat Mohiuddin, who was visiting from Islamabad, spoke on the Sufi poets of the Punjab. Dean SE and SLASS Dr. Tariq Rahman spoke on the attitudes of the Punjabi middle-class and upper-class towards their mother-tongue. Dr Tahir Kamran, Dean of social sciences at GCU, spoke about the history of Punjabi.

The event was followed by a Q/A session which was much appreciated by the participants. This was followed by a typical Punjabi lunch which delighted everybody.