Academic Council meeting: Relevant research need of the hour

This was stated by the president of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI)

Our Correspondent January 30, 2019

ISLAMABAD: There is a need for conducting contemporary research which is relevant to the society to resolve issues.

This was stated by Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, the president of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) on Monday. He was chairing the 75th meeting of the varsity’s Academic Council at its Faisal Masjid Campus.

The IIUI president urged that a culture of research must be promoted amongst students.

He highlighted the importance of the academic council and maintained that it is one of the most vital forums to pursue the university’s goal of internationalisation, disseminating the message of Islam and academic excellence.

Dr Al-Draiweesh said that IIUI was a unique hub of learning and it has the vital responsibility of nurturing the Muslim youth according to the prevailing challenges in light of Islamic teachings. Keeping this in view, he said all concerned officials must work for further improving the standards of teaching, research and curriculum.

The meeting was also attended by former senator Razina Alam Khan, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Islamic Studies Professor Dr Saeedur Rehman, all IIUI vice presidents, director generals, deans, director (administration), director (finance), HoDs and veteran faculty members of the university.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 29th, 2019.


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