Punjab University Library received books from PU Library Chief

LAHORE:July 21: Punjab University Library received books from personal collection of late Prof Dr Aftab Asghar, PU Library Chief Librarian Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani, noted scholar late Muhammad Aalam Mukhtar e Haq and distinguished professor in Iqbal studies Dr Syed Muhammad Akram Ikram. According to Chief Librarian Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani, the collections consisted of more than 25,000 very precious, rare and valuable books, manuscripts and journals. He said especially the collections of Muhammad Aalam Mukhtar e Haq and Prof Dr Aftab Asghar had treasure of books on Tafseer, Hadith, Fiqh, mysticism, history, biographies, literature, manuscripts in Persian and reference sources. He said PU Library was known for holding the personal collections of more than 30 renowned personalities and men of letters like Hafiz Mahmood Shirani, Maulana Muhammad Husain Azad, A. C. Woolner, Hakim Muhammad Musa Amritsari, Mian Muhammad Jamil Sharaqpuri, Maqbool Ahmad Dehlvi and Prof Muhammad Iqbal Mujadadi. Meanwhile, PU Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) organised a seminar on “Significance of Voting: Election 2018” in its auditorium. CSAS Director Prof Dr Umbreen Javaid, faculty members, MPhil/PhD scholars and students attended the event.The news.

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