The establishment of the Department of Iqbal Studies at
Islamia University Bahawalpur is welcome: Dr. Baseera Ambreeen
Director Iqbal Academy Pakistan Prof. Dr. Baseera Ambreen has warmly welcomed the establishment of a separate "Department of Iqbal Studies" at the Islamia University Bahawalpur for research on the personality and poetry of Allama Iqbal. In a press release issued by the Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Dr. Baseera Ambreen appreciated the orders by the Vice Chancellor of Islamia University Bahawalpur Prof. Dr. Athar Mehboob issued on the occasion of the 144th birthday of Allama Iqbal.
It is pertinent to mention that the already established "Department of Urdu and Iqbaliayat" of the University is divided now and Iqbaliyat has been established as a separate regular department.
She also offered intellectual and literary support from the Iqbal Academy in this regard. She said that promotion of Allama Iqbal's thought, philosophy and ideology is an important requirement of the present age. Such initiatives are welcomed to encourage young generation.