Published On: Wed, Mar 31st, 2021
Published in Category: Peshawar


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PESHAWAR: President of International Islamic University (IIU) Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi called on Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman at Governor House and discussed matter of opening a branch of IIU in the province .

The Governor agreed upon the suggestion and said that soon a meeting shall be held to decide a site to be endowed to the university for the branch. He said it will be a priority to provide a serene site for building a branch of IIU. Governor KP and IIU President agreed that a sub campus of the university will help in promoting quality education as well as it will to fulfill the needs of higher studies for the youth. The IIU President, while mentioning the importance of the educational institutions in the society and their long constructive impact in society building, mentioned the name of Madrid university (of which he is an Alumnus) that the ones who established it , their efforts have resulted in service of a large number of societies for centuries. He said same is the purpose of the campus of IIU in province so that it may appear as a hub of best quality education for the youth in future. During the meeting, issues related to education such as research and academic excellence were also discussed. Both the dignitaries agreed to boost academic cooperation between IIU and KP universities. They also discussed importance of quality education and role of universities in societies building were discussed. IIU President briefed the Governor KP on IIU’s vision, future plans and strategy for academic excellence. IIU President said that IIU will be keen to enhance its bilateral ties with the universities of KP. The e meeting was also attended by IIU Vice President (AF&P) Prof. Dr. N..B. Jumani.