Hafiz Abdul Rehman Audio/Visual Section in ICS PU Library inaugurated
Lahore, Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran inaugurated Hafiz Abdul Rehman (Shaheed) Audio/Visual Section in Moulana Zafar Ali Khan library at Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) Punjab University Lahore today 21st January 2011. Audio/Visual section of library was given the name of Hafiz Abdul Rehman (late) that was student of Institute of Communication Studies and was martyred at the Jaamia Naeemia Lahore with Dr. Sarfraz Naeemi.
Director of Institute of Communication Studies Punjab University, Prof. Dr. Ahsan Akhtar Naz said he didn’t found dedicated and energetic student like Hafiz Abdul Rehman Shaheed, he was a born journalist. He further added that he was working for www.ilmkidunya.com and he never missed any event of Punjab University as well as in other institutes.
Dr. Naz said to the students that I’ve gave the name of Hafiz Abdul Rehman to this Audio/Visual section of library as I promised on his condolence reference (click here). Students and fellows of Hafiz Abdul Rehman express gratitude and appreciation to the director for his favor.
“I had some special attachment with Abdul Rehman. He was kind of a student who remained always respectful to his teachers. I taught many Madresa students but he was different from all of them. He was balanced hardworking and dedicated student”. Dr Nosheena, senior faculty member and coordinator of seminar, said while addressing to faculty and students.
Hafiz Abdul Rehman was also one of those six who martyred there. He remained part of Jamia Naeemia for nearly 8 years and was designated as media advisor of Jamia. At the time of suicide attack, he was there with Dr. Sarfarz to assist him for All Pakistan Ulamas Convention (APUC) against suicide attack in Pakistan that was going to held on very next day. He was meeting with Dr. Sarfarz when suicide attacker blast himself in the reception office of Jamia Naeemia, in the result , Dr. Sarfarz, Hafiz Abdul Rehman and other four people martyred on the spot while so many were badly injured.
Hafiz Abdul Rehman was very dedicated and energetic youngster. In such a small age he achieved many mile stones in his life. He was adaptable and multi dimensional personality. He achieved excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities. He was fazil Darsay Nazami (8 years Aalim course) from Jamia Naeemia (Lahore) alone with his religious education he continued with formal education as well. Unlike to madras’s students, he had some excellent English speaking skills, he was a very good English debater, and he had got 3rd position in all university English debate competition.
He was studying in Punjab University in 2007 and was doing his MS (Mass Communication) final semester from Institute of communication studies (ICS, PU).
In his professional career he made valuable contribution while working with www.Ilmkidunya.com, he is one of pioneer in web journalism in Pakistan and introduces many new trends of reporting and interview in web world.
Hafiz Abdul Rehman had some special affections with physical disable person, he was working as P.R. person for Pace2life (www.Pace2life.org) a resource center for disable person, he had value able contribution in establishing and developing this NGO.
Speech therapy was one of his interests which made him closer to special person. He was working as speech therapist as well.
Hafiz Abdul Rehman respects his teacher a lot and his teacher loved him. He was very lively person who always had best of relations with his friends and colleagues. He was loved by people around him and acknowledged by almighty ALLAH by blessing him with honor of Shahadat (the great honor in Islam). May his soul rest in peace.