Islamabad, November 13, 2017 (PPI-OT): Preston University 1st position in All Pakistan Inter-University Urdu Declamation Contest for Allama Iqbal Shield organized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Islamabad. Muhammad Taqi Jawad, student of Preston University-Kohat, Islamabad campus who represented the University in the finals of the Urdu Debate Contest beat his counterparts from eminent public and private universities, from across Pakistan, out-and-out to grab 1st position in this competition.
The final of this mega contest was held at the auditorium of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad. The debating prowess of Prestonian Muhammad Taqi Jawad had no parallel in the entire array of students of other universities who took part in the finals of the Urdu Debate Contest. His outstanding performance in every faculty of the Debate left the judges with no option but to declare him the best Urdu debater and award him 1st position in the Urdu Declamation Contest for Allama Iqbal Shield organized by the Higher Education Commission.
The All Pakistan Inter-University English and Urdu Declamation Contest for Allama Iqbal Shield is organized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) every year. The referenced contest is conducted at three levels. The first round of competition is organized at the universities wherein students from all public and private sector universities and constituent colleges take part. In the second round, winners of first round compete at regional level and the winners have to compete on national level in the final round for the Allama Iqbal Shield. Prestonian Muhammad Taqi Jawad of Preston University-Kohat, Islamabad campus completely outclassed his counterparts from all other participating universities of the country in both first and second rounds of the contest as well and reached the finals.
The Chancellor of Preston University, Dr. Abdul Basit and the senior management and faculty of the University heartily congratulated Prestonian Muhammad Taqi Jawad on his outstanding performance and winning 1st position in the All Pakistan Inter-University Urdu Declamation Contest for Allama Iqbal Shield organized by the Higher Education Commission. Dr. Abdul Basit said Muhammad Taqi Jawad’s win was a remarkable achievement both for Taqi Jawad himself and also for Preston University. He expressed the hope that Preston University will, as always, continue to excel in all such inter-university competitions organized by HEC and other public and private sector institutions of the country.
Muhammad Taqi Jawad was awarded the Allama Iqbal Shield for winning 1st position in the Urdu Declamation Contest, at a grand prize distribution ceremony held at HEC, by the Minister of State for Ports and Shipping, Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal who was the chief guest on the occasion. Chairman HEC Mr. Mukhtar Ahmed, HEC Member Operations and Planning, HEC Director General Academics, Vice Chancellors of different universities, faculty members, and a large number of university and college students were also present at the ceremony.
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