LAHORE (PR) - Government Islamia College Civil Lines celebrated the 74th Pakistan Day with traditional patriotism and passion.

After the recitation of the holy Quran book and naat, Prof Haneef Abbassi and Prof Dr Akhtar Sandhu from history department delivered thought provoking lectures to wake the importance of the day and to promote the feeling of patriotism among youngsters.  Former Prof Mazhar Aleem also highlighted the historic day.

The principal Government Islamia College Civil Lines, Prof Khalid Javed recalled the golden memories of the historic day. He quoted the message of Quiad-e-Azam delivered on Eidul- Azha, 24th October 1947, “My message to you all is of hope courage and confidence, let us mobilise all our resources in a systematic and organised way and tackle grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of great nation.”

He further said that he gave full confidence to the faculty members of the college that we would continue the intellectual environment of the historic college in future.

At the end of the celebration special prayers wer held for the security and prosperity of the country. The event was concluded with the words of thanks by stage secretary, Prof Dr Asghar Yazdani and Prof Nusrat Bhatti, HOD History department.