The international ‘Who is Who’ management has decided to include the name of Pakistani scholar, Shazia Qureshi, in the next edition of the book on becoming the first female principal of the Punjab University Law Colleges since its inception in 1868.
According to the university sources, she got third position in the LLB exam in 1990 and was awarded a gold medal in the subject of mercantile law. She has done LLM in 1992-93 with specialisation in international law from Cambridge University under British Common Wealth Scholarship scheme. Shazia joined as a lecturer on December 16, 1990 and was selected as assistant professor by the higher selection board of the varsity on June 27, 1995. Finally being the most senior faulty member and expert on international law, she was appointed the Principal of the prestigious institution on July 21, 2008, which is older than the Punjab University.
When contacted she said, “I firmly believe that devotion to duty is not a sacrifice, it is justification to our existence in this world.” app