The worthy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Javaid Akhtar, and all the administrative and academic heads virtually attended the seminar on HEC organizes virtual seminar on awareness regarding prevention of blasphemous material/activities on social media.
The objectives of the seminar were:
to increase awareness and understanding of the issue viz-a-viz the misuse of social media and prevention of blasphemous material activities on social media
** to identify the key challenges in eradicating the menace,
** to highlight the gravity of the heinous crime and penalties as per the laws of the country,
** to discuss the role of universities, civil society, media, and other stakeholders in the prevention of blasphemous material/activities on social media.
The seminar provided recommendations to curb misuse and prevent blasphemous material/activities on social media. It was organized by the Higher Education Commission, and coordinated by the Director ORIC - University of Sahiwal & Focal Person for Media Affairs, Dr. Muhammad Ayyoub.