LAHORE-The University of the Punjab has awarded Sobia Aslam, a lecturer of Government College University, Faisalabad, with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) after the approval of her thesis in Punjabi.

The chairman of the committee constituted by the Syndicate in its meeting ordered the committee on July 13, 2016 that the scholar be declared to have passed in the Phd examination in the subject of Punjabi after approval of her thesis. The thesis entitles "The Contribution of Dr Muhammad Aslam Rana in Punjabi Literature".

She completed her thesis under the supervision of Prof Dr Ismatullah Zahid, former chairman of the Department of Punjabi in Punjab University Oriental College, Lahore.