Karachi: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation KMC Administrator Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi has announced to give a gold medal to the student securing first position in the Postgraduate Diploma in Local Government and Administration held in Political Science Department of Karachi University.
He also assured all possible support and cooperation to Karachi University including the provision of two new buses.
This was stated by Chief Guest Deputy Commissioner and Administrator DMC Central Dr. Syed Saifurrehman while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Post Graduate Diploma in Local Government and Administration in the newly opened conference hall of Political Science Department.
Earlier, the Vice Chancellor of Karachi University Dr. Muhammad Qaisar formally opened the conference hall named after renowned Political Scientist and formal V.C of Karachi University Dr. Manzooruddin Ahmed.
Those who were present on this occasion include Director Evening Program Dr. Abuzar Wajidi, Dean Faculty of Arts Prof. Malahat Karim, Chairman Political Science Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Qadri, Director Media Management KMC Ali Hasan Sajid, Director Public Housing KMC Sabahul Islam, Syndicate and Faculty Members of Karachi University and a good number of students.
In his address D.C Central said social scientists were thoroughly coordinated in developed world while formulating public policies therefore awareness about the Local Government System and Administration helps greatly in running the state affairs at grass root level.
He said today was a historical day for Karachi University as an important diploma program being resumed here after a gape of twelve years he stressed the youth to fully focus on the subject chosen by them rather than wasting their time.
Speaking on this occasion the V.C of Karachi University Dr. Muhammad Qaisar said the Post Graduate Diploma in Local Government and Administration would provide skilled and qualified man power to both the provincial and local government organizations. He however said that the induction of young graduates in the government organizations will be necessary. He said that he had supported the idea of further extending this program to M.S in Local Government and then in to PHD in Local Government and Administration.
He expressed hope that other organizations would while following the footsteps of KMC send their officials for participation in this Post Graduate Diploma Program.
The Chairman of Political Science Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Qadri said this unique diploma program had acquired distinction for Karachi University at international level.