The campus remains abuzz with literary and scholarly events to keep our energetic youth engaged in debates and discussion stimulating critical thinking.
For better understanding on China-Pakistan and CPEC, fortnightly gleanings from the National Press started in January 2019. The fortnightly publication covers mainstream print media in Pakistan on China, Pak-China relations and CPEC to facilitate scholars, academics, intelligentsia, students, researchers and opinion-makers.
Strengthening the Pak-China Relationship by optimizing youth through cross-cultural engagement.
To promote Pakistan-China relations especially at people-to-people level
To introduce Chinese language and culture for better understanding between people of the two countries
To prepare Pakistani youth for broader engagement with their Chinese counterparts, especially in the context of CPEC initiative
Implementing a long conceived idea of setting a bilingual platform for the people of China and Pakistan to expedite mutual interest.
Facilitating learning of Chinese language through specially designed programs suitable for local standards and environment
Convening cultural activities with an aim to introduce traditional Chinese culture and the contemporary Chinese society.
Conducting research, holding conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures and other
academic activities related to China studies.
Establishing interest-based connectivity of Sargodha University with Chinese universities, thinktanks and other stakeholders in CPEC.
Dr Fazal ur Rahman holds PhD from Peking University, China. He joined UOS as founding Director of PICS in 2019. Previously he has served at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI) from 1986-2012. He was the first Director of China Study Center at ISSI, established in 2007. Dr Fazal ur Rahman has also served as Senior Research Fellow at Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad. He is among the founding directors of Pakistan Council on China (PCC), Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) and Foundation for Fundamental Rights (FFR).