KHAIRPUR: Oath-taking ceremonies are very important in a way because they remind us of dedication, commitment and sincerity towards our organizations. Although we are very much faithful towards our Alma mater but somewhere we miss or ignore the essence of that commitment.
This was stated by Prof Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur Vice Chancellor, Dr Parveen Shah while addressing the oath-taking ceremony of officers, here on Tuesday.
The VC said actually it is a great responsibility to have any position of an association or forum. “It is necessary to fulfill the expectation of community who elect or nominate people. Prof Shah administrated the oath of office to newly elected office-bearers. She said the officers to be faithful, sincere and committed to your community and organization.
Dr Shah said more than 60 promotions of officers have been made with help of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah. The employees has been approved by the Syndicate. I am proud that eight trainings for officers in collaboration with Higher Education Commission have been arranged for the capacity building of the officers.
Dr. Shah said, while taking the charge of the Vice Chancellor in October 2012 the University was facing seaware financial crunch but with the help Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah University received Aid in Grant to run the financial affairs of the University.
V.C said, I firmly believe in teamwork. I am proud that four stakeholders of the University are cooperating with me in the governance of the University.
Jamal Akhtar, President, Officers Welfare Association, NED University, Karachi; Sarfaraz Ali Laghari, General Secretary, Officers Welfare Association, QUEST, Nawabshah; and Imdad Ali Bughio, President, Officers Welfare Association, MUET, Jamshoro also spoke and extended their thanks to Officers Welfare Association, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur.
They assured that they will serve with devotion and commitment to universities and their community. They said Officers Welfare Association in universities is a viable platform for the solution of the genuine problems of the Officers.
They stressed the need to implement the uniform incentives to officers across the universities of Sindh. They lauded the efforts of Dr Parveen Shah for solution to the officers’ problems.
Ghulam Hussain Phulpoto, President Officers Welfare Association, SALU, Khairpur presented the traditional gifts to guests.
Mohammad Murad Pirzada, General Secretary, Officers Welfare Association welcomed the officers and guests. He said it was the historic event in the history of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur.
The shields were also given away to retired officers Zaheer Ahmed Shaikh, Rukunuddin Shaikh and Umeed Ali Mirani.
A rowsing recieption was also hosted with songs. Dr Ghulam Sarwar Markhand, Dr Hassan Khaskheli, Dr Taj Mohammad Lashari, Altah Hussain Bhutto, Sahib Khan, Ejaz mahar and large number of officers attended the ceremony.