Shahid Afridi hails role of Islamia University in promotion of education

05:37 PM | 24 Oct, 2019
Shahid Afridi hails role of Islamia University in promotion of education

BAHAWALPUR - Former Captian Pakistan Cricket Team Shahid Khan Afridi has said that the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has a marvellous contribution in promotion of education in the region.

This university has an immense pool talent which strengthens our belief in the bright future of the nation. He expressed these views during a seminar to promote education for girls in the auditorium of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur.

He thanked Vice Chancellor Engr Prof Dr Athar Mahboob, for organizing a big gathering of faculty members and students and providing him with the opportunity to interact with them.

Engr. Prof. Dr Athar Mahboob, Vice-Chancellor welcomed him at the University and said that huge intake of eight thousand students in the university recently has clearly shown the popularity of the institution.

Recently, steps have been taken to expand the university to facilitate people of the region including the launching of new market-oriented academic programs and initiatives to maximize the utilization of infrastructure benefiting both faculty and students.

Earlier, Shahid Khan Afridi called on the Vice-Chancellor at his office and briefed him about his educational campaign in Southern Punjab. On this occasion, the promotion of sports activities was also discussed to harness the talent of students.