- Name of Activity: Grant Launching Ceremony
- Date: January 27, 2017 (Friday)
- Total Number of Participants: 150
- Main Proceedings:The proceeding started with the recitation of versus of Holy Quran followed by National Anthem. Formal proceeding started with introduction and opening remarks given by Prof. Naila Arshad, Chairperson English Department / Program Coordinator Aurat Foundation/USAID Grant. She has given the detailed briefing of project background, project description, and activities to be completed during project time period. Ms. Hasna Cheema, Deputy Program Manager, Aurat Foundation Lahore has given the introduction of Aurat Foundation and USAID. Dr. Asif Tufail, Deputy Commissioner District Sialkot was the Chief Guest at this occasion. He briefly talked about the importance of women in our life.
Prof. Dr. Farhat Saleemi, the proud Vice Chancellor of GCWUS ended the ceremony with vote of thanks to Aurat Foundation/USAID. She also appreciated the efforts made by Aurat Foundation regarding the Gender Equity Program.