Lahore: Punjab University Director External Linkages and Incharge Institute of Languages Dr Maria Isabel Maldonado has been awarded with the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Medal by Tehreek-e-Istehkam-Pakistan Council for best performance in her field.
Dr Maria is one of the few younger, energetic and dedicated linguists in the country. She has to her credit various discoveries in the field of Urdu linguistics which she published in research articles in Pakistan and USA and later in her book Urdu; A Density Measure of its Etymological Components, recently published in Germany while the Pakistani edition will be published soon.
Dr Maria Maldonado is the only PhD in Spanish Language and General Linguistics in the country and her PhD thesis analyzed different aspects of English, Spanish and Urdu languages.
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, faculty members and students have congratulated her on this honor.