PhD degree in Media Studies conferred upon DPR Bahawalpur Nasir Hameed

Bahawalpur: Director Public Relations, Bahawalpur, Mr. Nasir Hameed has successfully completed his PhD, in Media Studies. The PhD public defense was held at the Department of Media Studies, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur. The topic of the research thesis was “Portrayal of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in International Press”. The thesis was supervised by the Prof. Dr Muhammad Shahzad, Whereas the foreign referees  for thesis evaluation were Dr. Shahira Fehmy, Professor Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, School of Global affairs and Public Policy, The American University in Cairo, Egypt and Dr. Awais Aslam, Professor at Department of communication, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas USA.


The both foreign evaluators appreciated the research work and asserted in reports that the researcher has selected an important topic which not only promises to shape the future directions of Pakistan-China relations but also the dynamics of power game in the region. The external examiners for Public defense were Dr. M. Ramzan Pahore from Department of Mass Communication, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, and Dr. Majid Ul Ghafar from Department of Communication & Media Studies, Hazara University, Mansehra. Both external examiners appreciated the research work and termed it an asset for the Media students.

 The Public defense was attended by the Controller of Examination Dr. Sajjad Paracha, Chairman Department of Media Studies Prof. Dr. Wajid Khan, Prof. Dr. Adnan Malik, Prof. Dr. Awais Gillani, Prof. Dr. Zubair Shafeeq Jatoi, Faculty Members, Eminent scholars and students of the department.

Mean while President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar has congratulated Director Public Relations Nasir Hameed for his best performance in both educational  and professional fields and said that earlier he had obtained Gold Medal in MA Mass Communication Examination of the Islamia University Bahawalpur and joined Public Relations Department  as District Information officer being topper in the Punjab Public Service Commission exam. He also appreciated his efforts for establishing close liaison with media persons during last three months.

Source: Daily Nawa-I-AhmedpurSharqia

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