Noted scholars meet SMIU VC

July 13, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Dr Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU), has said that English and Sindhi translations of veteran scholar and writer Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo’s biography complied in Urdu by Mazhar Jamil would be published by SMIU Press, observing his centenary birthday celebrations from 12th August 2014 to 12th August 2015.

He said this on Monday while talking to Mazharul Haq Siddiqui, former vice chancellor, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Saleem Memon, Head of Shah Latif Chair of University of Karachi and Syed Mazhar Jamil, noted intellectual, who called on him at his office at SMIU in connection with the 100-Year celebrations of Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo to be observed from August 13, 2014 to August 13, 2015 in various parts of Sindh.

Shaikh informed the delegation that Sindh Madressatul Islam University had already planned to host a reception in honour of great intellectual of Sindh Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo and to present him “Alumni Excellence Award” as he happens to be an illustrious old student of Sindh Madressatul Islam and had also served there as a teacher in the end of 1930′s and 1940′s.

Shaikh, on the invitation of the delegation, informed them that Sindh Madressatul Islam University would also be part of other activities to be planned by Jashane-e-Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo Committee.

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