By: Naeem Ahmed
SHIKARPUR Feb 11: Job Fair a regular feature of Sukkur IBA University was organized at its campus on Saturday which is aimed at to provide a platform to the companies looking for talented under graduates and graduates on one hand, while on the other it gives an opportunity to the students to seek jobs in the different companies of their choice.
Today’s Job Fair was attended by more than 35 companies including, State Bank of Pakistan, National Bank of Pakistan, Meezan Bank, Allied Bank, Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited, Sukkur IBA University, Institute of Charter Accountants of Pakistan, Taj Corporation, Pakistan Sweet Home, Sanofi and others.
The Job Fair was inaugurated by the Registrar Sukkur IBA University Engr. Zahid Hussain Khand, who appreciated the companies which have established their stalls to attract the aspiring candidates.
Elaborating the theme of the Job Fair Director Career Development Centre Sukkur IBA University Ishfaque Ahmed Lashari flanked by the Assistant Manager Students Affairs CDC Mohsin Hassan Usmani and others said that purpose of organizing Job Fair is to provide better job opportunities to the under graduates and graduates of the Sukkur IBA University under one roof. It is also good for the companies who keep looking for the talented and hard-working candidates for their companies to meet their desired goals, they said. Job Fair is the brain child of Vice Chancellor Sukkur IBA University Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui whose endeavor is to provide every possible facility to the students of his institute.
More than 2000 students submitted their CVs to different companies of their choice and the companies will issue them interview call after short listing. Some of the students who have submitted their CVs to different companies talking to the media expressed their joys over the organizing of Job Fair said, it provides us best opportunity to seek jobs in the companies of our choice. Lauding the untiring efforts of the Vice Chancellor, faculty and staff of the Sukkur IBA University, they were optimistic that, like every year many of the students will get jobs of their choice. They said, our parents and Sukkur IBA University has not only given us quality education and confidence, but have made us market worthy. Now its time for us to pay back to our parents and the community, they added.
Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui , the Vice Chancellor Sukkur IBA University, visited the venue of the Job Fair and went round different stalls.
Later, Director CDC Ishfaque Ahmed Lashari gave souvenirs to the officials of the participating companies and briefed them about various programs and departments of the Sukkur IBA University.