PESHAWAR: Reena Shaheed Soherwordi secured first position among the private candidates of the University of Peshawar (UoP) MA in political science final year examination.
Mrs Soherwordi, 26, wife of Hussain Shaheed Soherwordi, lecturer at the Department of International Relations (IR), UoP, obtained 752 out of the total 1,100 marks to clinch the top position.
She had also stood first in her Bachelor of Arts (BA) examination in which she had also appeared as a private candidate. She had topped the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar, in the Secondary School Certificate examination that she had taken as student of the Forward Public School, Hayatabad Peshawar.
Talking to The News, she said she intended to apply for the Fulbright scholarship to acquire higher education. She said she took inspiration from her husband who completed his MS and PhD from the University of Edinburgh and returned to teach at the Department of International Relations, UoP.
She said that hard work was the only key to her success and the people of the province should believe in hard work. “The current generation should not be disheartened by the prevailing situation in the country. This is the time to excel and set an example that Pakhtuns can work in any odd circumstances,” she said.
Reena Soherwordi wants to do her PhD research on ‘The Application of Orientalism and Structuralism during the War on Terror in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: 2001-2012’. the news