By Syeda Hina Batool

The Department of Information Management is celebrating 100 years of formal library and information education in Asia at University of the Punjab. The Department has planned a yearlong series of events for centennial commemorations in 2015.  The very first event in this regard, “Meet & Greet Former Heads” held in the Department to reconnect with the past.

IMG_5147The former heads included Prof. Mumtaz Ali Anwar, Mr. Malik Bashir Tiwana, Malik Mushtaq Ahmad and Mr. Afzal Haq Qarshi. They shared their memories and contributions in the growth of library and Information education at the University. Several prominent, senior professionals and students attended the ceremony. In the end Chairperson, Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen, shared the recent developments and the upcoming commemorative events including an international conference.

IMG_5179 The ceremony concluded with presenting shields to the guest speakers. Alumni highly appreciated this event and were very happy to see their teachers and contemporaries.