IBLC holds Seminar on Mullah Fazul


A One Day National Seminar on “the life and literary work of Mulla Fazul” was held at Turbat University under the banner of Mullah Fazul Chair Institute of Balochi Language and Culture (IBLC) University of Turbat on May 8, 2017. Former Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch graced the occasion as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion Dr Abdul Malik Baloch lauded the establishment of IBLC in Turbat University for the development of research activities for promotion of Balochi language and culture around the world. He asked for taking all possible steps to bring IBLC at par with international research centre.  He announced Rs 10 million to further develop and strengthen the Institute of Balochi Language and Culture in order of bring youth generation toward research activities.
In his welcome address Director IBLC Prof Abdul Saboor Baloch extended gratitude to Dr Abdul Malik Baloch taking keen attention for the development of education and culture during his tenure of government particularly raising funds for literary academies working in Balochistan for the promotion of language and culture. He said VC UoT Prof Dr Abdul Razzaq Sabir presented the idea of transforming Balochi department into an Institute of Balochi Language and Culture. Talking on objectives of establishing IBLC he said that the promotion of Balochi language, art, culture, tradition and preserving Baloch heritage are among the priorities of the institution. He said  “establish reference library, Cultural Exhibition Centre, museum, archives centre, increase linkage with other research institutes, translation centre and organizing various national and international seminar and conference are among main objectives of IBLC”.


Speakers across Pakistan shared their views and presented their papers on the life and literary work of Mullah Fazul during seminar.
The Mullah Fazul Chair envisions to bring forth the life and art of the Baloch literary heroes through scientific research.
Director QEC Prof Dr Gul Hassan, Research scholar Yusaf Gichki, Ghulam Farooq Baloch, Chairman Balochi Academy Mumtaz Yusaf, Prof AR Dad, Dr Ramzan Bamiri, Prof Sangat Rafeeq and Dr Ghafoor Shad were among the speakers. 


The seminar was attended by Chairman Balochi Academy Mumtaz Yusaf, Ex Director Culture department Balochistan Abdullah Baloch, educationists, academicians, students, members of literary academies, political leaders, representative from civil society, media person and people from all walks of life in large number.