Lahore, March 08, 2019 (PPI-OT): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore observed the International Women’s Day with the theme “Better the Balance, Better the World, Balance for Better” here on Friday. In this connection, the university organised a walk led by Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha along with Prof Dr Shafaat Yar Khan to create awareness about women’s rights while Pro VC Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani and women`s from civil society, administrative staff, faculty and students from UVAS Shauoor Society were present.
Earlier Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Prof Dr Shafat Yar Khan co-chaired a seminar where speakers highlighted the role of women for the development of our society. Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Shafaat Yar Khan said that in history many men struggle for women’s rights. He said woman’s role is very effective to lead nation in world.
He also shared examples of past women who won many noble prizes by using their knowledge, skills and abilities. He said in our country female students are more talented and winning top positions than male students. He said that mother plays a vital role for their children especially in bringing up, teaching and attaining bright future through her continues support and devotion.
In his address, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha said that in many Islamic countries like Iran, Malaysia and Indonesia women are working freely in different fields of life. He said that after getting education women must join jobs in their concerning fields and contribute effective and constructive role not only to the development of society even for country. He said it is direly needed to make conducive environment in offices where women working easily without any hesitation. He advised women to follow the role of great women of Pakistan like first woman prime minister Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, Arfa Karim and Bilquis Bano Edhi.
Dr Shahida Noumani said that it is direly needed to work for women education and their training for the development of a civilize society. She spoke about women’s rights in Islam and exploitation in the period of ignorance before Islam. She said that Women’s Day commemorates the inspiring role of women as a daughter, a wife, a mother, a sister and a homemaker. She said that Women’s Day is the great success of women across all spheres of life as well as shaping the future.
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