PESHAWAR, Dec 11 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Friday to attend centennial celebrations of Islamia College of Peshawar.

He was received by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Speaker Provincial Assembly, Asad Qasiar, Vice Chancellor Islamia College University, Principal and other senior officers of the provincial administration.

The students and teachers warmly welcomed the Prime Minister upon his arrival at the Historic Islamia College Peshawar founded by great Muslim League leader Nawab Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qaiyum Khan in 1913.

Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Father of the Nation, had great love for Islamia College Peshawar and visited it in 1936, 1945 and 1948 and highly lauded the services of its students towards making of Pakistan.

The Islamia College Peshawar has now attained the status of a University and its students are serving their countrymen on key positions.

The celebrations continued as people of all walks of life are visiting this historic college after completing over 100 years by spreading rays of knowledge in the province.