Promoting ‘Islamic traditions’ in varsity
SISTERS’ DAY ON VALENTINE’S DAY
LAHORE: A Pakistani university will celebrate Sisters’ Day on February 14 to promote “Islamic traditions,” according to the vice chancellor.
Female students can be gifted scarves and Abayahs (clothes) as decided by Vice Chancellor Zafar Iqbal Randhawa of the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad and other decision makers, Dawn news reported.
The vice chancellor believes it was “compatible with Pakistan’s culture and Islam,” the report said.
February 14 is celebrated as Valentine’s Day across the world. On the day, people express their love and affection with greetings and gifts. The university announced it will celebrate Sisters’ Day on February 14 to “promote Islamic traditions”, Randhawa said.