KHAIRPUR: Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University SALU, Khairpur Prof Dr Parveen Shah, hosted an Iftar party in honour of MNA Dr Syeda Nafisa Shah Jilani on Thursday evening. Deans, chairmen, teachers and officers of SALU and other notables attended Iftar party.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Parveen briefed Dr Nafisa regarding academic and research development of the University. She said that during the short span of nine months of her tenure as vice chancellor, significant developments had taken place, including establishment of Institute of Gender Studies, while Centralized Admission Process CAP had been introduced to save money and time.
“Directorate of Post Graduate Studies has been opened to embark upon research and produce highly qualified MS/MPhil and PhD scholars. The first ever Alumni Association and Students Advancement Fund Endowment SAFE have also been established.”
She further said recently, SALU was ranked as 7th best University is general category in public sector Universities by Higher Education Commission Islamabad. Dr Parveen revealed that for the promotion of research, the university had decided that each faculty member would publish two research papers mandatory in international reputed journal annually. The vice chancellor said that she firmly believed in team work for success and development.
Speaking as chief guest at the event, Nafisa appreciated efforts made by Dr Parveen for academic liftment of the university. Nafisa said that education was treated as national task because the future of the nation depends on the quality of education.
She remarked that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah had given special attention and concentration for the promotion of education and health facilities in the province. “Recently, Khairpur Medical College affiliated with Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro had been established. Presently, Khairpur is treated as hub of education,” she said.
Nafisa assured the vice chancellor that genuine problems faced by the university would be resolved on top priority basis. Iftar party was also attended by Prof Dr Lutfullah Mangi Director Shikarpur Campus, Prof Dr Syed Ahmed Hussain Shah Dean Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof Dr Yasmeen Faiz Kazi Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof Dr Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo Dean Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration, Prof Dr Ghulam Sarwar Markhand President Shah Abdul Latif University Teachers Association SALUTA, Prof Dr Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof Dr Mumtaz Mahar, Syed Abdul Ghaffar Shah Rashdi Registrar, Prof Dr Ghulam Ali Mallah Director Planning & Development, Prof Dr Taj Mohammad Lashari Media Coordinator, Prof Dr Nisar Ahmed Kanhar Director Post Graduate Studies, Prof Dr Syed Noor Shah Bukhari Provost Hostels, Prof Dr Noor Ahmed Shaikh Director Research, Dr Tajness Pirzada Incharge Institute of Gender Studies and others.