Vice Chancellor Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) Prof Dr Athar Mahboob presented a cheque of around Rs 6 mln to Governor Punjab Baligh ur Rahman from the faculty and staff of the University for the flood relief fund.

Vice Chancellor IUB Dr Athar Mahboob called on Governor Punjab in which he praised the flood relief efforts by the faculty, employees and students of IUB. Dr Athar Mahboob apprised the Governor about flood relief activities by the flood relief cell of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur under a focal person Prof Dr Asif Naveed Ranjha, Chairman Social Work Department.

The University has provided flood relief goods worth Rs. 20 million including ration bags, medicines and veterinary services for the people of flood hit areas of the Southern Punjab including Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rahim Yar Khan districts.

Prof Dr Abubakar, Treasurer, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur was also present on this occasion. The Vice Chancellor also briefed the Governor about academic and development activities at the University and progress to set-up new campuses at Ahmed Pur East and Liaquatpur. He also invited Engr. Muhammad Baligh ul Rahman to preside the 17th convocation of the University and meeting of the University Senate in mid October. The Governor shared his consent to preside over the convocation as well as other University events during his upcoming visit to Bahawalpur.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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