Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) while talking to local news channel has announced the management’s decision to celebrate ‘Sisters Day’ in place of Valentine’s Day on February 14 adding that female students on campus can be gifted scarves and abayahs as gifts during the celebration.
VC Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa further said “We are enriched in our culture, norms, and Islamic values. We are mulling a plan to distribute scarf, shawls and gowns printed with UAF insignia among female students on the day”. “My thinking is that if there is a threat, convert it into an opportunity.” “Women are at a very high rank for us,” he added.
While University;s management has come under fire for their decision to replace Valentine day with sister’s day.
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21 August, 2019