Engr Prof Dr Athar Mahboob has said that Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) is a beautiful bouquet of students from all provinces and regions of the country and a symbol of national unity.
The Vice Chancellor expressed these views in a meeting with a delegation of teachers from different colleges of Balochistan.
The Vice Chancellor said that hundreds of students from Balochistan come to study in Islamia University Bahawalpur. During university education, they are well hosted and special scholarships and bursaries are arranged for them.
For this purpose, the special support of Governor Secretariat Lahore, Government of Punjab and Balochistan Education Endowment Fund (BEEF), Government of Balochistan is also included. More than 1200 teachers are engaged in teaching in more than 300 disciplines of 16 faculties. He further said that the university is also an example in research activities and projects like cotton, corn and soybean intercropping reflect the aspirations and priorities of the country.
The members visited Abbasia Campus, Ghulam Muhammad Ghotvi Hall, Hakra Art Gallery, Solar Park, Central Library and Main Auditorium. The members of the delegation greatly appreciated the ongoing teaching and research activities in Islamia University and the current expansion and development under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor.
On this occasion, Dean Faculty of Law Prof Dr Aftab Hussain Gillani, Director Press Media and Publications, Shahzad Ahmed Khalid, Deputy Registrar Public Affairs, Fatima Muzahir were also present. Lunch was also organized at the university guest house for the delegation from Balochistan.