On 15th and 17th December 2015, the Department of Political Science/Int-Relations/Pak.Studies arranged a program to pay tribute to the martyrs of APS Peshawar. On 15th Dec’15, a Peace Walk was organized in which students and staff from different disciplines participated.
Students displayed different holdings and placards to show their commitment to eradicate terrorism and its impact from the state of Pakistan, and consequently from the world community as well. Prof Dr Uzma Quershi (Acting VC), Directors, Deans and Head of Departments from various Department also joined the walk.
Children of Elementary School of LCWU also took part in Peace Walk. The walk started from PG Block I and ended at in front of Bushra Mateen Building, where students recited the national anthem and patriotic songs. This walk was organized by Ms Saima Butt and Ms Nadia Zaheer.
Day II 17th Dec’15: In continuation of activities for paying tribute to the martyrs of APS Peshawar, a ceremony was arranged at Student Service Center LCWU. Dr Prof Bushra Mateen was the guest of honor. Deans, Directors and Head of Departments from different departments graced the occasion. The program started with the recitation of Holy Quran, followed by the singing of national songs. Afterwards, a documentary prepared by the Department of International-Relations, named Implications of Terrorism on Pakistan was played.
Then a play prepared by the students of BS III International-Relations was performed under the direction of Ms Maryam Azam, which was highly appreciated by the audience. Then the students from APS Lahore sung a song for their fellows of APS Peshawar. Later, the guest of honor shared her views. The ceremony ended with the vote of thanks by Prof Mobina Ali (Chairperson Dept of Pol.Sci/IR/Pak.St)
Faculty of Institute of Visual Arts & Design LCWU organized an exhibition titled “Remembering the Buds that failed to Bloom” in remembrance of the students of APS (Army Public School) Peshawar on December 16th 2015 at 9:30 am, in the NHQ Gallery, IVAD, LCWU.
A total of Twenty-seven faculty members, students and painting artists were part of this important occasion.
The purpose of this occasion was to express solidarity with the families of those children who are not among us today. They were the young buds of our nation, that were unfortunately crushed before they could bloom, and became victims of terrorist activities. They may not be physically with us today, but will be remembered and honoured for a long time.