Sindh Madressatul Islam University on Wednesday celebrated Sindh Culture Day highlighting Sindh’s history and culture while the students with Sindhi caps and Ajraks presented folk dance and traditional music.

The VC SMIU Prof. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon inaugurated the event along with VC University of Balochistan Dr. Shafiq ur Rehman. The main event was held at Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Auditorium.

Speaking to the students at that occasion Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon said that we have the best student societies among all the universities. These [SMIU] students are making this university very different from others, he said and added further “We love entire cultures of Pakistan as much we love and respect our own culture”.

He stressed to students that they shall not forget our social values, we are hopeful that our students will adopt these values with their education at SMIU.

Appreciating the role of the Directorate of Students Affairs and Counselling and student’s societies who organized this event Mr. Memon said, this is a great sign that students were involved in curricular activities besides their education.

Earlier Dr. Asif Ali Wagan Students Affairs and Counselling, Dr. Subhash Guriro, Lecturer Mr. Ajab Ali Lashari, Lecture Wafa Mansoor and Lecturer Khusboo also shed light on the rich culture, heritage and civilization of Sindh on the occasion.
The students of various societies presented poetry, sung songs, arranged cultural walks and dances at the occasion. Students displayed stalls of their handicrafts and traditional Sindhi food on the premises of the varsity

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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