Consul General of the American Consulate in Lahore William K Makaneole, visited the Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) Bahawalnagar Campus. On this occasion, Ms Kathleen Gibilisco, Political and Economic Chief, Mr Paul Garr, Public Affairs Officer and Amina Anas, Economist, were also with him.
On arrival at Bahawalnagar Campus, Vice-Chancellor IUB Engr Prof Dr Athar Mahboob welcomed the guests and briefed them about the ongoing teaching, research and development activities in all campuses of IUB. He said that the 7 campuses of IUB are spread across the three districts of Bahawalpur Division, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar and Rahim Yar Khan. The number of students in the university is more than 65 thousand who are taught by 1800 faculty members in 148 departments.
William K Makaneole praised the university leadership and administration for the development projects of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, diversity of students from Punjab province and other parts of the country and research activities in all campuses and the excellent performance of the last few years.
On this occasion, collaboration and cooperation between American educational institutions and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur for teaching and research activities were also discussed. He also interacted with faculty officers and teachers and reviewed the curricular and co-curricular activities on campus.
Dr Athar Mahboob thanked William Makaneole and other officials for coming to Bahawalnagar campus and invited them to visit Bahawalpur campuses. On this occasion, Prof Dr Moazzam Jameel Registrar, Prof Dr Abubakar Treasurer, Director Campus Dr Rafaqat Ali, Prof Dr Asif Naveed Ranjha Director Advanced Studies and Chairman Department of Social Work, Rizwan Majeed Director of IT, Shahzad Ahmed Khalid Director Press Media and Publications, Dr Azhar Hussain Director Alumni Affairs, Maqshuf Ahmed Director Academics, Farkhunda Tahseen Director Planning and Development, Shahzad Asif Qureshi Project Director, Arif Ramooz Additional Registrar, Zafar Abbas Additional Registrar, Faseehuddin Gillani Executive Engineer, Asad Ali Additional Director and other senior officials were also present.