Sindh University Officers’ Welfare Association (SUOWA) and the senior faculty members of the University of Sindh Jamshoro hosted an Iftar Dinner in the honor of newly appointed vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani and Dr. Nazir A. Mughal. A number of officers & teachers participated in the dinner arranged in a local hotel here in Hyderabad.
Speaking in her presidential address, Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani said that she was happy to attend the Iftar dinner hosted by officers and faculty members of the university together for the first time in the history of university adding that it was a good tradition to collaborate in all the activities of the varsity as they could make the mountains move with the unity & mutual understanding.
She said that if the officers & faculty continued working together with harmony & unity, Sindh University will soon make its place on number 01 in both national international ranking of the varsities. Dr. Taherani said Sindh University Officers’ Welfare Association was rendering good services in the best interests of the institution.
She said she had support of teachers, officers and employees; hence she will be able to work easily for the uplift of the Alma Mater adding that all the sectional heads were equal to her and she wanted to make efforts with them to ameliorate the accreditation of the varsity.
Dr. Abida Taherani said that Sindh University earned good position in the ranking and it was termed as number 08 best University in the general category in public sector universities of Pakistan.
“This all happened owing to the day night endeavors and team work of my officials; but it is not sufficient yet, we have to go ahead”, she maintained.
Dr. Abida Taherani on the occasion lauded the services of Dr. Nazir A. Mughal especially for the promotion of education and research and publication of University code which is also called ‘the Blue Book’.
Linking the prosperity of the employees with the uplift, development & progress of the university, Dr. Taherani vowed to take every decision that helps improve the status of the Alma Mater.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Nazir A. Mughal spoke about his reforms including leave encashment for the employees, provision of plots, publication of university code (Blue Book) and health assurance.
He expressed hope that the working of the University administration will be more efective under the visionary & dynamic leadership of Prof Dr. Abida Taherani, the Vice Chancellor.
General Secretary of SUOWA Syed Sajjad Hussain Shah delivered the welcome address. He cordially welcomed all the guests who attended the dinner and assured the vice-chancellor to extend their full support to her. Mr. Shah said spoke about the vision of SUOWA and told that the Iftar Dinner was hosted in a bid to offer welcome to vice chancellor Dr. Abida Taherani and bid farewell to outgoing VC Dr. Nazir A. Mughal.
Sindhology Director Muhammad Qasim Maka, Ahsan Shah Rashidi, Muhammad Ali Roshan Pathan, Dr. Anwar Shah G. Syed, Muhammad Mashooq Siddiqui and others also spoke in the party.
On the occasion, the vice chancellor was decorated with Sindhi Shaal and Dr. Mughal with the Sindhi traditional Topi & Ajraks.
Among others, the dinner was attended by Dr. Siddique Kalhoro, Dr. Sarfraz Hussain Solangi, Dr. Abdul Rasool Abbasi, Dr. Naeem Tariq, Sajid Qayoom Memon, Dr. Saliha Parveen, Adv. Jhamat Jethannad, Farida Shaikh, Imran Halepoto, Ghulam Nabi Kaka, Abdul Majeed Panhwar, Akhtar Ahmed Memon, Ali Akbar Jalbani, Muhammad Azam Mallah, Iftikhar Narejo, Muhammad Ali Ursani, Rashid Ali Silawat, Nanak Ram Bhatiya, Ghulam Hyder Lashari, Chander Bhatiya, Dr. Arbila Agha, Former Additional Commissioner Hyderabad Agha Sohail, Munawar Rajar, Ghulam Mujtaba Jalbani and Nadir Ali Mugheri.