Published On: Thu, Jan 16th, 2014
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IIUI mulling over conducting admission tests in provinces: Dr. Al-Draiweesh

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ISLAMABAD: President International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh said that university is mulling over conducting its admission tests on province basis to facilitate the students of the far flung areas.

He expressed these views while addressing the concluding ceremony of 21st “young writers’ Training Program” organized by Da’wah Academy of university on Wednesday.

Deputy Director General Da’wah Academy Dr. Imtiaz Zafar, staff of academy and participants of the training program also attended the ceremony.

Participants from KP, Sindh and Punjab were part of the aforesaid program which was coordinated and supervised by In-charge Department of Children Literature Zubair Tariq and Amir Hassan.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh stressed upon the need for creating a balanced course integrated with teachings of Islam which may provide platform to refrain the youth and children from violence. President IIUI said the training program for young writers would be launched now twice in a year.

He added that educational system should not be biased and it should equally address male and females, he also urged for making a comprehensive strategy for distance learning programs while pointing out the problems of knowledge seekers belonging to far flung areas.

The President IIUI lauded the efforts of the Da’wah academy and said “such programs not only equip participants with useful skills but also provide valuable guidelines to academy that how our youth should be educated in the lights of Islam”.

Dr. Imtiaz Zafar also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the importance of course. At the end, certificates of the completion of training program were distributed among the participants.