IUB to offer regular Arabic language classes.

BAHAWALPUR -- The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) has become the first university in the country to hold regular Arabic language classes for understanding of the Holy Quran.

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar had directed all the universities to ensure the teaching, translation and understanding of the Quran.

Vice Chancellor Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob said that for this purpose the students should be motivated so that they can learn and follow the Quranic teachings with understanding and prudence.

Three credit hours courses are being introduced in all the faculties for teaching Quran comprehension and Arabic language. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Character Education Foundation and Islamia University Bahawalpur to implement the project.

In a ceremony held on the occasion, Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, Vice Chancellor and Dr. Javed Iqbal, President Character Education Foundation Islamabad signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Chairman Character Education Foundation Islamabad Mahmood Ahmed delivered a special address online.

Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Naveed Akhtar, Prof. Dr. Sheikh Shafiqul Rehman, Dean Faculty of Islamic Learning and Chairman Department of Translation Studies, Prof. Dr. Saleem Tariq Khan, Former Vice Chancellor the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Prof. Dr. Shams ul Basir, Former Chairman Department of...

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