The Sindh Madressatul Islam University and Kinnaird College for Women Lahore signed a memorandum of understanding to initiate the academic exchange and conduct conferences, seminars and symposia between both institutions.

The MoU was inked by SMIU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon and Principal Kinnaird College for Women Prof. Dr. Rukhsana David. It was agreed that joint initiatives will be taken for women’s empowerment.

It was also agreed to develop linkages between the academicians of both the institutions through different activities.

Prof. Memon that: “we have many public and private universities which can play their due role for the betterment of the students and the society.”

He briefed the visiting delegation about the historical value of the SMI and its students in the struggle of Pakistan.

Prof. David also briefed about her college’s educational activities and appreciated the role of SMIU’s officials in developing contacts with different educational institutions.

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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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