IIUI President inaugurates Gosha-e-Rasheed Amjad

“Gosha-e-Rasheed” was created in memory of the famous novelist, researcher, critic and renowned professor of Urdu literature, Dr Rasheed Amjad at the International Islamic University of Islamabad (IIUI)

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 8, 2021): “Gosha-e-Rasheed” was created in memory of the famous novelist, researcher, critic and renowned professor of Urdu literature, Dr Rasheed Amjad at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI).

Inaugurating the corner dedicated to Dr Rasheed, Dr Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, President of the IIUI recognized the academic and literary services of Dr Rasheed.

He also thanked his family for donating books and congratulated the Urdu department for organizing the event. He added that students and academics visiting the library would benefit from the creation of this corner.

Teacher. Dr. NB Jumani, Vice-president (A&F), Prof. Dr. Ahmed Shuja Syed, Vice-president (R&E), Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Prof. Dr. Najiba Arif, Head of Urdu Department, Dr. Humaira Ashfaq, Student Advisor, Dr Summaya Chugtai, Dr Aziz Ibn Al Hassan (HoD) Urdu (Male), Senior Faculty Members of Urdu Department and a large number of students from the Urdu department attended the ceremony.

Ms. Rukhsana Rasheed Amjad, Dr. Sadia Rasheed, her daughter and granddaughter Ayman attended the ceremony, while her sons Mr. Hassan Rasheed and Hussain Rasheed also participated in the ceremony via video messages to the opportunity. The administration and faculty of IIUI paid rich tributes to Dr.

Rasheed Amjad and thanked Dr Rasheed’s family for the donation of books.

Among his friends, Dr Nawaz Ali and Dr Anwar Ahmed talked about Dr Rasheed’s services and shared various memories of his life with the public. They expressed their feelings about his tragic departure. Professor Anwar Ahmed, a prominent name in Urdu fiction, criticism and research, also spoke about Dr Rasheed’s services during and praised his role in Urdu literature.

Dr Abid Sial and Dr Shafique Anjum from NUML University in Islamabad, who are among Dr Rasheed’s students, also shared that they had had a valuable opportunity to work with him and recognized his kind personality, his kind nature and management skills. Prof. Dr Najiba Arif, Dean FLL and Dr Aziz Ibn Al Hassan Head of Urdu Department (Male) also shared their memories of Dr Rasheed.

At the end of the ceremony, Dr Humaira Ashfaq thanked all the speakers for honoring the inaugural ceremony of Gosha e Rasheed and thanked all the dignitaries including the family members of Dr Rasheed Amjad who participated in the program. . The Urdu department also gave a souvenir to Mrs. Rukhsana Rasheed Amjad. On this occasion, the Department of Urdu also broadcast a documentary on the life and career of Dr Rasheed Amjad in recognition of his services.

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