UET renames stadium after Junaid Jamshed

Decision was taken to recognise the services of Junaid and his work as an artist and later as a religious scholar


Our Correspondent January 16, 2017
PHOTO: AMEER HAMZA

LAHORE: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore has renamed its university stadium as Junaid Jamshed Stadium in honour of the singer who died in a plane crash near Havelian last month.

A statement issued by the university said the decision was taken to recognise the services of Junaid and his work as an artist and later as a religious scholar.

An enduring memory: A conversation with Junaid Jamshed

The deceased studied mechanical engineering at the university.

The decision was taken unanimously in a meeting chaired by UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid in recognition of Junaid’s services.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 17th, 2017.

COMMENTS (2)

Learn to read | 4 years ago | Reply @Saif learn to read. The university recognised his services to the nation both as a singer and as a religious scholar.
Saif | 4 years ago | Reply ET - pls note he left singing in 2004 and was not more a singer....
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