ISLAMABAD, OCT 5 (DNA) – Coordinator General COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Chodhary has constituted a Technical Committee to hold International Iqbal Forum in 2022, in Kazakhstan on the occasion of 30-year anniversary of Pakistan-Kazakhstan relations. COMSTECH would organize this forum in collaboration with Turkic Academy, Astana, and the government of Kazakhstan to celebrate the work and contribution of Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal: the world renowned Muslim philosopher of 20th century.

The technical committee consists upon: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice-Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad; Prof. Dr. Saiqa Imtiaz, Vice-Chancellor, Government Sadiq Women University, Bahawalpur; Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Shahid, Chairperson, Department of Persian, Government College University, Lahore; Prof. Dr. Baseera  Ambreen, Director, Allama Iqbal Academy, Lahore; Prof. Dr. Syed Muhammad Fareed, Director, Center for Iqbal Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore; Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rafiq-ul-Islam, Head of the Department Iqbal Studies, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur; and Mr. Muhammad Murtaza Noor, National Coordinator, Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences, IUCPSS, whereas Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Lahore, is the convener of the committee.

COMSTECH organized Al-Farabi Forum in 2020 in Islamabad in collaboration with Turkic Academy and the government of Kazakhstan. The Turkic Academy and COMSTECH signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the sidelines of this Forum. Both organizations agreed to hold forums on famous Muslim scholars to pay homage and celebrate their contribution to the world.=DNA