By: Jibran Murtaza Abro
SHIKARPUR July 14: “It is so refreshing to meet the energetic youth of Sindh and see all the amazing things they are doing” said the chief guest and Chair Person of Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, while inaugurating the newly constructed Academic Block at Sukkur IBA University.
Asifa Bhutto Zardari, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah. MNA Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah, MPA Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Commissioner Sukkur Rafiq Ahmed Burriro accompanied Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. After the inauguration ceremony, the guests visited the newly constructed Academic Block-III went round various laboratories, including FAB Lab which was established by Sukkur IBA University with the collaboration of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.
On arrival the chief guest was accorded warm welcome by the Vice Chancellor Sukkur IBA University Professor Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, Registrar Sukkur IBA University Engr. Zahid Hussain Khand and others.
The chief guest Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, expressed his jubilance over the infrastructure of the university, and said that “It is so heartening to see the institute, that my mother, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, laid the foundation of, has grown into a gigantic university which not only competing the best universities at home, but in abroad, as well”.
Later he took a round of various facilities at Sukkur IBA University and expressed his joys over the things happening at Sukkur IBA University. Much impressed with the progress made by the young university, Bilawal recalled saying, “I remember visiting Sukkur ten years ago, and will remember the Sukkur, that I have seen today. He said, Institutes like Sukkur IBA University are providing quality education to the youngsters, mostly hailing from humble background.
Not only this, but the NICVD is providing free medical assistance to the cardiovascular patients, while SIUT is taking care of renal ailments, he went on saying, I feel proud that, such great institutions are working in Sindh.
“The country needs many more institutions like Sukkur IBA University” he remarked while ensuring full support to the youth to fulfill the vision of father of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.