GCU appoints new registrar

LAHORE, Oct 19: Sahibzada Faisal Khurshid has been appointed as registrar of the Government College University (GCU) Lahore on contract for three years.

According to a press release issued by the GCU on Thursday, the Education Department had appointed Khurshid as registrar of the GCU. Khurshid is currently serving as an assistant professor of the English language and literature at the GCU. The former registrar of the GCU, Prof Zaheer Ahmed Saddiqui, has taken retirement. Siddiqui was professor of the Persian language and literature and has authored more than 20 books.

Siddiqui won the Best Persian Poet Award in 2007 at a contest held in Mashad, Iran. The contest was participated by poets from around the world.

GCU vice chancellor Prof Khalid Aftab has commended services rendered by Siddiqui. He said Siddiqui was both a good administrator and a man of letters. Daily Times



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