Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana has stressed upon the lawyers to play their role for rule of law to ensure dispensation of justice to the society.

Addressing a delegation of PML-N lawyers forum here on Tuesday, the Governor added that the lawyers always played key role in all national movements like movement for restoration of democracy. He declared that the problems being faced by the lawyers would be resolved on priority basis. He further announced that quota would be fixed for lawyers in all future residential schemes launched by the Multan Development Authority. He asked the lawyers to work hard and prove their talent. “First prove their talent and then furnish demands,” he advised.

He said that the PML-N government strived hard to improve the living standard of all sections of society including lawyers. He pointed out that a large number of development projects were launched in South Punjab while all incomplete projects would be accomplished in shortest possible time. He declared that the government would adopt practical steps for the welfare of bar associations of South Punjab. He said that a new era of progress and prosperity was about to begin. He said that the government was aware of lawyers’ issues.

IUB selected to receive Intel package: The Department of Computer Systems Engineering of Islamia University of Bahawalpur has been selected to receive Intel (r) Galileo Gen 2 Development Boards by Intel Higher Education Division. The Intel(r) Galileo Gen 2 development board is a microcontroller board based on the Intel(r) Quark(tm) SoC X1000 application processor, a 32-bit Intel(r) Pentium(r) brand system on a chip (SoC). It is the first board based on Intel(r) architecture designed to be hardware and software pin-compatible with shields designed for the Arduino Uno* R3.

IUB faculty member Qaiser Ijaz said Intel Galileo package is complete embedded system learning platform that would enable quick realisation of the hardware designs in different courses at undergraduate engineering program.

Intel has shortlisted individuals from only 14 universities of Pakistan. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur is the only university to receive a grant of 30 boards (in contrast to 10 for every other university). This will help it establish a complete lab dedicated to this area of knowledge. Dr Qaiser Mushtaq, vice chancellor, has felicitated college Principal Dr Amjad and Qaiser Ijaz for the achievement.

Prof felicitated over foreign visit: Department of Chemistry Assistant Professor Dr Maqsood Ahmed was felicitated over his participation in the 65th Nobel laureates meeting held in Lindau, Germany.

The meeting was attended by 70 Nobel Laureates in the fields of Chemistry, Physics and Physiology or Medicine and 650 young scientists from 90 countries. He was among the five Pakistani young scientists who were selected on the basis of a worldwide competition. He also visited a number of leading research centres in Europe including European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland and Mercedes-Benz cars manufacturing unit in Sindelfingen, Germany. Dr Maqsood’s visit was jointly sponsored by the Lindau Foundation, Germany and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.

Dr Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Department of Chemistry Dr Chairman Faizul Hassan Nasim felicitated Dr Maqsod Ahmed for the achievement.