LAHORE  -PR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan was the chief guest of the naming ceremony of the Beaconhouse National University (BNU)’s School of Architecture at the Tarogil campus on Sunday.

The School of Architecture has been named after the late mother of Dr Parvez Hassan, who is a renowned lawyer, environmentalist and philanthropist. He is a member of the Board of Directors, Beaconhouse National University Foundation and the Board of Governors, BNU.

In his speech Imran Khan emphasised on the importance of education and institutionalisation of public and private sector organisation. He appreciated the philanthropic contributions of Dr Parvez Hassan. He also applauded the efforts of Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri in filling the gap left in the education sector due to inadequate availability of public institutions to provide quality education.

Present at the ceremony were some of the most eminent academics and philanthropists of Pakistan. These included Syed Babar Ali, Razzaq Dawood, Dr Parvez Hassan, Chairperson, Board of Governors, BNU, Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri, Vice Chancellor, Shahid Hafiz Kardar and members of the BNU Board of Governors of BNU, Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, Kasim Mahmud Kasuri, Shamim S Khan and Dr Khaliqueur Rahman.

Also present were Deans of BNU Schools Dr S Gulzar Haider, Dr Mehdi Hasan, Dr Tariq Rahman, Dr Ruhi Khalid, Dr Khaver Zia and former Dean of BNU School of Liberal Arts, Navid Shahzad besides faculty and students of the School of Architecture, BNU.

The family members of Dr Parvez Hassan were also at the occasion.