Asia’s First and Largest International Social Sciences Expo Being Held in Pakistan

Asia’s First Ever Largest Social Sciences Expo Comes to Pakistan

Social Sciences Expo will be Held on 24th – 25th February at the Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad. It is being organized by the Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences, IUCPSS (which is a coalition of 30 national universities) and Jang Group, to celebrate 2016 as the year of Social Sciences. The aim of this expo is multifaceted

  1. To showcase the advancements in Social Sciences
  2. To spread awareness among the public with regard to the importance, influence and immense benefits of Social Sciences for the development of the country
  3. To highlight the social problems faced by the Pakistani society, and to look for ways of bringing a positive change

Who Will Attend the Social Sciences Expo

People from all walks of life are expected to attend such as intellectuals, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, politicians, entrepreneurs, journalists, professionals, diplomats, celebrities and young social scientists.

While many institutions and organizations will set up their stalls which include Ablagh-e-Aama, Business Gurus, Ehle-e-Zaban, Hunar-Kada, Khidmat-e-Khalq, Sifarat Khana.

Events of the Social Sciences Expo

The major events are a two day international conference, different forums i.e. diplomatic, parliamentary, scholastic and vice-chancellor, special displays by the departments of tourism and culture, book fair, book launchings as well as mushaira and sufi musical evenings.

For youth there would be numerous activities in which they can participate; such as discussions, workshops, documentary production, photography, and several competitions i.e. business plan, case-study, essay writing (Topic: How Social Sciences can Promote Peace & Tolerance in the Society), poster & painting.

How to Participate in Social Sciences Expo

If you want to book a stall or require sponsorships in Asia’s largest social sciences expo, contact Mr. Murtaza Noor (National Coordinator IUCPSS at iucpss_pk@yahoo.com) or Mr. Mohsin Rasheed (Marketing Manager Jang-Group at mohsin_rasheed@janggroup.com.pk).

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Hajra Saeed has been writing for the past 20 years. During her career she has contributed to various leading newspapers and magazines, but currently writes for the special supplements of ‘The Nation’. She has written on a wide array of topics; however areas of interest are social issues, religion, philosophy and presenting a positive image of Pakistan. Has experience in copy writing, content writing, technical writing, screenwriting and teaching. Likes to read, do online courses as well as social work.