PRO No. 161/13
Public Relations Office
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
The Vice-Chancellor, IUB/GSCWU, Bahawalpur , Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar has said that the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has set new examples to follow by starting a number of development projects in the area with the collaboration of various social, cultural, local, national and international organizations to promote education, socio-economic and cultural activities which received big appreciation and success and surely these steps will help a lot to bring revolutionary changes in respective fields for promotion and progress. He remarked that the Islamia University, Bahawalpur has succeeded in promoting higher education through effective measures as the establishment of the IUB Rangers Campus was the simple prove of our efforts and devotion to promote and provide education with all possible facilities for all and this project with the cooperation of the Pakistan Army was the first of its kind of joint venture of educational field in the country which proved quite successful and getting further improvement. The Vice Chancellor expressed these views at the Graduation Parade of the 1st passed out batch of the IUB Rangers Campus, Bahawalpur at Abbasia Campus, IUB. The function was attended by a number of Vice-Chancellors of different universities of the country including, the Vice-Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Meeras, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah , Vice-Chancellor, University of Gujrat , Prof. Dr. Nizam-ud-Din, Vice-Chancellor, University of Haripur, Prof. Dr. Nasir Ali Khan, Vice-Chancellor, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Prof. Dr. Rasool Bakhash Raisani ,Vice-Chancellor, Govt. College University, Faisalabad, Prof. Dr. Zakir Hussain , Vice-Chancellor, COMSATS, Vehari , Prof. Dr. Khairuzzaman , besides Dean, Bahauddin Zikriya University, Multan, Prof. Dr. Rubina , Sector Commander, Desert Rangers, Brig .Salim Qadir, Focal Person, Inter-University Consortium, Murtaza Noor , Coordinator, Rangers Campus, Imtiaz Ali Sukhera, Capt. Aamir Islam, notables and officials of the area, faculty members, students and their parents attended the ceremony in large number. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar said that with the grace of Allah Almighty we achieved productive results within two years of agreement for the promotion of education and surely this joint venture of Punjab Rangers and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur would bring positive changes in the educational sector with fruitful results. The Sector Commander, Desert Rangers, Bahawalpur, Brig. Salim Qadir remarked on the occasion that the hard work and discipline by the faculty members and students remained excellent which set good examples for younger students to follow and he thanked the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar for supporting this joint project and said that we would start opening schools in Cholistan now to ensure quality education for the children of far flung areas. He also thanked the guest Vice-Chancellors of different universities of the country who graced the ceremony which was a pride for them and students. The smartly turned out contingent of the Rangers Exhibition Drill Squad with its spectacular drill on the beautiful tunes of the Rangers Band enthralled the guests which received a big hand from the gathering. The newly elected Chairman, Inter-University Consortium, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Gujrat, Prof. Dr. Nizam-ud-Din in his address on the occasion appreciated the passed out students and the display of parade by the Rangers contingent. He also thanked the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar for remarkable reception and assured to run the consortium affairs in the right direction as set by his predecessor for better output and further achievements.