DEMP honors Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day

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KARACHI: Dr. Wasim Qazi and Ameena Saiyid inaugurate the Digital Photographic Exhibition on Founding Fathers. Dr. Syed Jaffar Ahmad, Director General DEMP Islamabad Samina Farzin and Director General PID Erum Tanveer also seen in the picture. - Staff Photo

DEMP honors Pakistan’s

KARACHI: Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications, DEMP, Karachi, in collaboration with Iqra University organized an intra-university bilingual speech competition and Digital Photographic Exhibition on Freedom Fighters of Pakistan Movement Wednesday at main campus of Iqra University, Karachi. The event was organized in connection with the Diamond Jubilee of Pakistan observed across the country.
The digital photographic exhibition on Founding Fathers was jointly inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Iqra University Dr. Wasim Qazi and former Managing Director, Oxford University Press Ameena Saiyid. Director General DEMP Islamabad Ms. Samina Farzin, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Sohail University Dr. Syed Jaffar Ahmad were also present on the occasion.
Five participants each in English and Urdu categories delivered their speeches and three top amongst them as per the judges’ evaluation were given cash prizes.
While commenting about the digital photographic exhibition, that is first of its kind by DEMP Karachi, the guests of Honour Dr. Syed Jaffar Ahmad and Ameena Saiyid viewed that the collection in the photographic exhibition is “unique” in its nature and it reminds us of the struggle of our founding fathers in obtaining a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent.
Director General DEMP Islamabad Samina Farzin highlighted the initiative of DEMP digital archival achievement of Pakistan movement and presented certificates to the prize winning students on their performance and urged them for competing in future also.
She also felicitated the officers of DEMP Karachi and management of Iqra University on organizing such an exclusive event.
Director General PID Erum Tanveer, Deputy Director Tariq Asad and Mehreen Iqbal also attended the event.