SMIU students to visit UK, China and other countries

March 8, 2016 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: One hundred students selected through a competitive process shall be designated as “SMIU Ambassadors”, who will be sent abroad to visit various universities in United Kingdom, China and other countries as well as represent SMIU in various national and international events and programmes.

This was disclosed by Dr Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) while addressing the concluding ceremony held at the premises of SMIU on Wednesday as a chief guest. Dr Shaikh said that among these students 50 will be female and 50 will be male students. “This kind of competition would be a part of their learning,” the Vice Chancellor said.

Congratulating the office-bearers of students societies, Dr Shaikh said that organizing the festival of more than 35 events was a huge task that was successfully fulfilled by the students and hoped that they will serve the country with such spirit and skills in their future lives. He said that the SMIU students have a tremendous talent, which they have exhibited during the last three days of the Spring Festival, organized by all the six students societies. This festival has also proved a source of learning and training for the students of SMIU.

On this occasion, Shaikh distributed shields among the winner students of various programmes including theatre, singing, sketching, photograph, cultural creative Pakistani cultural walk, storytelling, and stall organizing competitions.

The Vice Chancellor also distributed trophies among the winner and runner up teams of cricket (female and male), tug of war, race and other games. SMIU student Maham received the title of “Ms SMIU” and Sohail Khan Jadoon “Mr. SMIU” during the festival. Dr Shaikh also gave away shields to them.

Earlier, in his welcome speech, Prof Dr Aurangzeb, Dean of Business Administration, said that during the last three days of the festival, more than 25 events held at the Pandal, and almost 16 events were held outside it. He further said that 27 stalls were set up by six students societies of SMIU and three bookstalls were set up by noted publishers of the city. Before the concluding session, Declamation and Debate Competition on Resilient Women of Pakistan, satirical poetry recitation, trilingual debate competition, musical concert, quiz competition and other programmes were held. These programmes had also provided food for thought to the students.