Press Release: Closing Ceremony - International Conference on ‘Linguistic Research in Multilingual Contexts’ Ended

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20 October, 2018

Rawalpindi: ( )Closing Ceremony of the 4th International Conference of the Linguistic Association of Pakistan (ICLAP 2018) on “Linguistic Research in Multilingual Contexts “in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, from Oct 18- 20, held at Fatima Jinnah Women University, organized by Department of English.
The Chief Guest of the Closing Ceremony was Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar and Guest of Honor Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir. The 3-day conference was very detailed and productive. Dr. Sarwet Rasul, Chairperson English Department gave the overview of the 3 day ICLAP and said that this event featured plenary speeches, oral and poster presentations, Research work presentations workshops/tutorials, invited talks and panel discussions. Researchers from all over the country and experts from UK, USA, Malaysia, Turkey and Lebanon participated as key note and plenary speakers.

Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana articulated that ICLAP is a unique platform in our country which brings researchers and practitioners together from the globe. It is working and should on any aspect of language to exchange the research work and developments across the world. Also, she congratulated FJWU for holding such an important and enlightened event successfully.
Said that these kinds of happenings are vital to highlight the importance of linguistics and cultures transversely in the globe.

Guest of Honor Professor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, Vice Chancellor FJWU concluded the ceremony by presenting souvenirs to the Guests and said that our focus at FJWU is to serve the purpose of sharing the knowledge and we are pleased to collaborate with LAP and HEC for organizing ICLAP. She appreciated and thanked each participant, researcher, presenter and guests for being a part of ICLAP 2018 and wished everyone best of luck and hoped to have such events together again.
Conference ended on the note that Mother Language Education was a key to social development and academia should come forward and work with the industry to maintain the local languages in Pakistan.

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Posted on Oct 22, 18 | 12:06 am