Islamabad, Sep 13: The Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University Riyadh has approved scholarships for 15 students of the International Islamic University Islamabad.
The selected students will get free education in various departments of the Saudi university in line with an memorandum of understanding signed between the varsities.
IIUI President Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh lauded the cooperation of the Saudi government and Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University for promotion of education in Pakistan.Your Comments
New academic year begins at IIU
Islamabad: The new academic year at the International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, has commenced on both campuses of the university, where thousands of male and female students attended their respective classes in various departments of nine faculties.
The IIU had launched its admission campaign back in August after which a large number of foreign students and students hailing from all regions of country have been enrolled in more than hundred degree programmes.
IIU President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, in a message to the new students, welcomed them and said the university would provide every possible facility to nurture this valuable asset of Ummah. He also congratulated IIU administration and faculty members on successful admission campaign and admission process.
The IIU president said the varsity would keep providing a milieu of peace and brotherhood to its students and new young minds would be provided quality contemporary education integrated with teachings of Islam.
IIU signs MoUs with Al-Imam University
Islamabad: The International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, signed two separate MoUs with the Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, in the field of Information Technology and Languages respectively.
The first MoU was signed by IUI President Professor Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh and Dr. Waleed Al-Jandal, Dean of the Information Technology.
The MoU will pave the way to get progress and achieve excellence with cooperative endeavours in the field of Information Technology by sharing expertise and skills from both sides.
The second MoU, which was inked by Dr. Al-Draiweesh and Dr. Abdullah bin Haziz Al-Sulmee, Dean of the Affair of Institute of Abroad (DAIA) to cooperate in the field of languages specially Arabic for non Arabs.
According the second MoU, the DAIA will also offer teaching faculty, scholarships, exchange of students and joint academic and research programs.
These MoUs were specially guided and supported by Professor Aba Al-Khail, Rector of Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, who is also pro chancellor of IIU.
On the eve of MoU signing ceremony, Dr. Suliman Aba Al-Khail highly praised and encouraged the step and also considered the signatures as a leading opportunity for both universities. He said these MoUs would prove key milestone to achieve high destination and founding objectives of both the universities. "I am fully convinced that, IUI represents appreciable example for the joint orientated Islamic action, also on the way forward."
He added. Dr. Aba al-Khail said IIU has taken bold steps toward achieving its objectives and is on the way to progress in the dynamic leadership of Dr. Al-Draiweesh.
President IIUI Dr. Al-Draiweesh in his vote of thanks paid high gratitude to Dr. Suliman Aba Al-Khail on valuable contributions and special consideration for IIUI. "Mutual cooperation and sharing experiences will lead both universities towards progress and development ". He maintained. President IIUI said Islamic University owns great leadership, talented faculty, renowned scholars and peaceful milieu for the students. Commended the signature step, Dr. Waleed Al-Jandal considered it as a good opportunity for expansion of expertise in Information Technology.
"The signed MoU would be benefiting for universities and it will be impacting on its deliverables to the marketplace," he said.
Dr. Abdullah bin Haziz said that the MoU would cement the academics cooperation between both universities including the exchange of faculty and students. It would also a base of sharing knowledge, resources, and jointly organizing conferences and symposiums.
RBISE postpones SSC examinations
Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) has postponed Supplementary Examination of Secondary School Certificate (SSC), which were to start today (Tuesday) due to floods which hit several parts of Punjab.
The decision to this effect was taken by Punjab Boards Committee in the best interest of candidates.
According to Dr. Mohammad Zareef, the Supplementary Examination of the SSC would now begin on September 20, 2014.
The board would announce the new schedule of examination including roll number slips and examination centres as well as date-sheet.
Regular students could obtain roll number slips and date-sheet from their respective schools. For private students, the RBISE would dispatch date-sheet and roll number slips to their given residential addresses three days before the commencement of the examination.
Candidates could also approach the RBISE authorities through its website for obtaining any further information related to the examination. The news
FJWU students showcase creative work
Rawalpindi: The students of Bachelors of Computer Arts at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) have presented their final year thesis work in exhibition that showcased the diverse and creative work of the students during the whole semester. Students displayed their work in the disciplines of Graphics, Animation, Photography, Paintography and Video Production. While appreciating the diversity of the young artists, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir said that, "the work of students is excellent and they have produced unique art under the supervision of their competent supervisors.
She urged the students and Faculty to link their work with the industry so they can get sponsors. This will also enhance the marketability of students". Students worked rigorously to produce excellent work. Selection of topics was diverse and outcome was exciting in term of medium explored. Exhibition was successful in establishing the point that the department excels in creating individuals who possess the ability to thinkcreatively and convey even most complex ideas. The exhibition is designed aesthetically and a blend of unique art objects, portraying the talent of students. The highlight of the show was the work done in the field of short films in 2D and 3D animations. The exhibition was attended by large number of students and faculty members. The art work on the display at FJWU included a wide range of talent and received an equally good and marvelous response and appreciation from the visitors. Daily times