Islamabad: Quaid-e-Azam University Alumni Association hosted reception in honor of newly appointed Vice Chancellors. Prof.Dr. Zafar Mueen Nasir Vice Chancellor of University of Punjab, Prof.Dr. Muhammad Zubair, Vice Chancellor of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering and Technology, Multan, Prof.Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad Vice Chancellor, University of Sargodha & Mr. Raja Amer Iqbal, President,Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Myra Imran newly elected Vice President Press Club Islamabad . All were distinguished alumnus of Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
Barrister Zafarullah Khan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan graced the occasion as chief guest while Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nizamuddin President Population Association of Pakistan and Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission was guest of honour. Prof.Dr. Javed Ashraf, Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University. Prof.Dr. Abdul Basit, Chancellor, Preston University, Prof. Dr. Rauf I Azam, Vice Chancellor, University of Education and Ambassadors of Azerbaijan, Cuba, Tajikistan, Romania, Nepal, Myanmar, Tunisia, Palestine, Kuwait, Diplomats and Distinguished Alumni of Quaid-i-Azam University also participated.
Speaking on the occasion, Barrister Zafarullah Khan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister lauded contribution of Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. He emphasized over imparting quality and value based education and highlighted the role of universities in this regard. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nizamuddin underlined the collaborative efforts and experience sharing for promoting higher education and brining Pakistani universities at par with international standards. Vice chancellor QAU Prof. Dr. Javed Ashraf raised the issue of land encroachment and financial needs of university. He also lauded contribution of QAU Alumni Association for extended every sort of possible help to its alma mater.
The newly appointed vice chancellors and President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce termed their attachment with Quaid-i-Azam University as one of best time of their life. They vowed to bring about positive changes in their respective fields and contribute for development of the country. They also extend thanks to QAU Alumni Association for honouring them. Secretary General QAU Alumni association, Murtaza Noor announced the donation of ambulance to QAU and extended special thanks to Mr. M.A Raoof, Patron University of Lahore for his support in organizing the event and donation of ambulance to Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
The participants resolved to declare Quaid-i-Azam University as flagship institution of the country and end of illegal occupation of precious land of QAU on eve of its 50 years celebrations. At the end of event, special souvenirs and flowers were presented to newly appointed vice chancellors, President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce, Vice President Press Club Islamabad and Mr. Wajhat Latif Director University of Lahore. Mrs. Farhat Asif conducted the proceeding of the event.