Karachi, Iqra University, North Campus, organized an All Karachi Bilingual Inter-University Debate Competition. Students from Karachi’s public and private sector universities participated in the competition.
Former Senator Mr. Abdul Haseeb Khan graced the event with his presence as the Chief-Guest. Anchor Persons and Social Activists of the city, Mr. Owais Rabbani, Mr. Talha Alam, Mr. Abdul Rafi, Ms. Rukhsana Naaz, and Mr. Khawaja Saad, judged the competition. During his address to the audience, Senator (r) Abdul Haseeb Khan said that the main purpose of education is to play a pivotal role in the development of society, and it is with this educational partnership that we can include our country in the category of developed countries.
He strongly advised the students to equip themselves with the latest technological advancements in every field to prepare themselves for a brighter future. He opinionated that men create opportunities for development with their education, ability, morals, and efforts. The judges and the audience wholeheartedly applauded and enjoyed the lively and passionate debates delivered by the contestants.
Mr. Kamran of Jamia Suffah secured 1st position in Urdu debates, whereas Ms. Kashaf of Karachi University was the winner among English debaters. The runner-ups were Mr. Abdul Rehman from Karachi University, and Ms. Khola from Iqra University in Urdu and English debates, respectively. Mr. Imad Iqbal and Mr. Muhammad Farhan of Jamia Suffah secured the third position.
The ceremony ended with the distribution of commemorative shields presented to the Chief-Guest, Guests, and presents to the winners of the competition by the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Iqra University, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Masroor, and HOD Pharmacy, Dr. Muhammad Imran. Many faculty members and students came to support their teams and thoroughly enjoyed the debate competition.