HU organized Debating Competition 2010 in two languages, English and Urdu, on Thursday October 21, 2010. After much anticipation, excitement and preparation Thirty students from all 6 Faculties, brought their scripts to life, to the audience in the seminar hall at HU Euro Campus. There were 15 students in each Language category, English and Urdu. The themes of the debates were: English: â€˜Is widespread Advertising good for the society?â€™ and, â€˜Each Fresh crises is a Blessing in disguise.â€™ . Whereas in Urdu â€˜Jhoot Kamyabi ka Zeena haiâ€™ and â€˜ Kaal ke Talib-e-ilm, Aaj ke Talib-e-ilm se Ziyada Zaheen hai. â€™
The 4 member jury included Dr. Naeem Afridi- Gold Medalist in Debating, and Dean School of Engineering & CS at HU, Prof. Nazar Abbas (Administrator), who also arranged and coordinated the debates and studentsâ€™ efforts and two other panelists. The winning students were awarded cash prizes, whereas all students received certificates of participation.
â€œThe participants spoke very well, while their supporters cheered for them throughout the competition. Following students were declared successful and were awarded prizes.
1) Hamza Waqar (BBA) â€“ 1st Position
2) Aqsa Shafqat (MA English) â€“ 2nd Position
1) Waqar Elahi (Pharm-D) â€“ 1st Position
2) Hassan Sarwar (BBA) â€“ 2nd Positionâ€
Prof. Nazar Abbas
HU Debating Competition 2010 is a preparatory platform for the upcoming nationwide- ALLAMA IQBAL SHIELD, INTER-UNIVERSITIES DEBATING COMPETITION held by HEC. Finalists from this Debating Competition will be representingÂ Hajvery University (HU)Â at the prestigious aforementioned debating competition being held in the up coming months.
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