QAU Alumni Association Announces to Assist Needy Students

Arif Qureshi

Islamabad: QAU Alumni Association announced endowment fund to assist the university and needy students of the university to enhance relations between the Alumni Association and university administration. It was announced by QAU Alumni Association in programme organized in connection with 50th year of establishment of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) here at Islamabad Club on Tuesday. The proceeding of the program was conducted by Ms. Faraht Asif President, Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IDP).

in his presidential address Vice Chancellor QAU Dr. Javed Ashraf lauded the contribution of QAU Alumni Association over its various useful initiatives for the QAU students and its alma mater.  He said that with limited resources QAU has earned a great name for Pakistan in higher education sector at national, regional and international levels. With more financial support, it could win more laurels for the country.  He further said that decades’ old infrastructure and labs needs immediate attention.

Addressing on the occasion President QAU Alumni Association, Sikandar Ahmed Rai said that as per signed MOU with QAU, assured every sort of possible cooperation of  alumni association to QAU administration through various new ideas, networking as well as financial support.   He also demanded that in view of fifty years valuable contribution of QAU and its faculty, it should be declared as Flagship higher education institution.

secretary general QAU Alumni Murtaza Noor informed the audience about the achievements of Alumini association saying that since its inception in 2001, the alumni has undertaken a number of   steps for the welfare of present and old students of QAU. After signing MOU with QAU administration in 2008, a number of scholarships have been awarded to the needy students belonging to far flung areas of the country for continuation of their studies. He announced establishment of endowment fund, publication of special edition of directory of its members and award ceremony for the alumni members for their outstanding contribution at national and international levels and other programs in connection with   golden jubilee celebrations of QAU.

Manger scholarships QAU Zulfiqar Ahemd apprised about the various initiatives and continued scholarships programs of the alumni association. Mr. Zulifqar Ahmed said that the scholarship support by the alumni association has been greatly helpful for talented needy students.

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