OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - The Government College University Ravians Quiz Society on Wednesday organised the Faiz Ahmed Faiz Quiz Competition 2011 which was won by the universitys History Department with overall 155 points. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleequr Rehman was chief guest at the battle of minds amongst as many as 13 academic departments of the GC University. The competition spanned up to 6 rounds namely; Team round, Individual round, Category Round, Multimedia Round, Speed Round and Dodge Round, in which questions mainly focused the literary works and life of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, poet of the east Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Rajinder Singh Bedi. Four departments namely, Department of Statistics, Chemistry, Psychology and History qualified for the final round hosted by GCU quiz masters Rana Saifullah and Syma Nawaz Cheema hosted the competition. After a rigorous battle of minds, the Statistics Department was declared third, Department of Chemistry secured 2nd position whereas, team from Department of History comprised of Amish Hassan and Tehseen Wattoo scored the highest points to lift the winners trophy of Faiz Ahmed Faiz Quiz Competition 2011. Addressing the prize distribution ceremony, Prof Dr Khaleequr Rahman said celebrating the year 2011 as the year of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, the GCU had initiated a quiz competition named after the eminent Old Ravian poet to pay tribute to his influential poetry. He paid tribute to Faiz, Allama Iqbal and Rajinder Singh Bedi and especially discussed Iqbals stay in Germany which even Germans reckon and named their street after the Muslim poet. He threw light on the glorifying era of Muslim scientists such as Ibn-e-Haisham, Al Beironi etc and stressed the students to bring the Muslim glory back in the field of social sciences and science and technology. HEC Chairman to visit PU: Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Javaid R Laghari will visit the Punjab University today (Thursday) and meet the VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, deans of faculties, heads of teaching departments and administrative officials in the Centre for Undergraduate Studies here at New Campus.