Iqra University being one of the leading universities has been participating in numerous events, one of which was the declamation contest called the “Allama Iqbal Shield (2008-9) which required contestants to deliver a speech that he/she wishes to convince the audience with. Three of our bright students, Najm-us-saqlain, Alifya liaquat and qurat-ul-ain, bachelors in media sciences at Iqra University participated in a similar event held at NED, Karachi on 4th of November 08.

HEC being the organizer of this memorial event, the regional director of HEC embraced the occasion with his presence as a chief guest. Najm-Us-Saqlain and her fellow mate Qurat-ul-ain participated in Urdu declamation whereas Alifya enagaged herself in English declamation. This qualifying round left Najm-us-Saqlain on 3rd position,  granting her an opportunity in the final round of the contest which would be held in Islamabad.

The winner of this contest was rewarded with a cash prize and a shield. The final round in Islamabad would announce the renowned winner of a declamation contest among all of the Universities certified by HEC.