FAISALABAD:12 January: University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice-Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa Friday announced donating his seven acres of land to the Akhuwat Trust for educational purposes. Chairing the steering meeting of Akhuwat, the VC said helping the disadvantage class and work for their welfare would result in the progress of the country. He said his land near Gojra should be used to raise educational level and bring prosperity in the area.
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FAISALABAD:January 10: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) will observe February 14 as the Sisters’ Day to promote eastern culture and Islamic traditions among the youth, said UAF Vice-Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa.
FAISALABAD:January 10: Punjab Auqaf Minister Sahibzada Saeedul Hassan Shah announced that the provincial government would establish Sufi University in Lahore to promote the education of Sufism.
FAISALABAD:10 June: Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival remained a centre of attraction for art and literature lovers on the fourth day at University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF). People in large numbers thronged the university to witness competitions being held among different varsities. The event, which will conclude on Friday (today), is organised under the banner of Senior Tutor Office, UAF on the directions of Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Iqbal Zafar.
FAISALABAD:18 April: The book reading habit among the youth is declining due to excessive usage of telecommunication and changing lifestyle. The trend needs to be curtailed for a healthy society, said University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Iqbal Zafar. He was speaking at the launch ceremony of the new edition of UAF Students Magazine Kisht-e-Nau 2017-18.
FAISALABAD:09 March: Punjab government is making all-out efforts to empower women, end gender discrimination, domestic violence and to make them active members in socio-economic activities of the country. This was said by MPA Najma Afzal while addressing a seminar titled “Punjab Women Empowerment Initiatives” arranged by the Institute of Home Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), a press release issued on Thursday stated.
FAISALABAD:03 october:The scholars included Faizul Hassan Shah from the National Institute of Food Science and Technology, Zeeshan Aslam from the Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, Zulqurnain Khan from the Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Ghulam Abbas from the Institute of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Asma Irshad from the Department of Biochemistry and Ummara Batool from the Department of Zoology.Published in The Express Tribune, October 3rd, 2017.
FAISALABAD:03 october:At least six scholars were awarded PhD degrees by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Monday. The total number of PhDs from UAF rose to 1,587. A spokesman of the university said that on the recommendations of external examiners and after fulfilling all the requirements, the UAF vice-chancellor issued directives to issue PhD degrees to six scholars who passed their final examination in 2017.
LAHORE:11th august: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Wednesday restrained University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) acting-Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan from working and directed the varsity’s pro-vice chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal to look after the varsity’s affairs.
LAHORE:August 10: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday stopped University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan from functioning and ordered its Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal to take control of the varsity’s affairs.
FAISALABAD :02 August:At least nine students of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), who were expelled on charges of criticising the university administration and putting up ‘critical posts’ on social media, were allowed to continue studies after the vice-chancellor accepted their appeals. Those expelled included Sehrish Amin, Waqas Zia, Awais Shabbir, Muhammad Awais Ali Khan, Arabaz Hasan, Umar Bilal, Muhammad Isfandyar Javed, Ghulam Jelani and Zubair Iqbal. UAF – serving as a ray of hope for country’s agricultural woes