Karachi—Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University inaugurated 3- Day Spring Festival organised by the elected Student Societies of SMIU on their own. Speaking on that occasion the Vice Chancellor said that this exercise would provide a great opportunity to students to promote their organisational skills and leadership skills.
He inspected stalls, setup by different Students Societies of the university. The students had displayed cultural items of almost all communities of the country, things related to environment, media, I.T. and other important subjects. Some prominent publishers had setup bookstalls. Besides, a medical camp was also setup on the occasion by the Medical Unit of SMIU. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh appreciated enthusiasm and creative approach of the students, exhibited during the festival.
Dr Shaikh said that it was a matter of satisfaction for him that a large number of students are participating in different activities during the festival with national sprit and commitment. He said that all the stalls, which have been setup by the students, were best in their nature as well as in giving a positive message to the visitors. He further said that all the students of Pakistan have a right to get education with peace of mind and smiling faces.
A number of sports events are also part of the Spring Festival. In a simple ceremony the Wing Commander of Pakistan Rangers Sindh Lieutenant Colonel Shahid said that it was the honour and his personal privilege to visit the Alma Matter of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. He said we were reading and listening about this place as an Alma Mater of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah since our childhood, but today he feels proud by seeing the institution.
He further said that the atmosphere and quality of education being provided to the students at SMIU is the best thing. Sindh Madressatul Islam University is also a good institution than other institutions of the country in cleanliness and organisation.
Among the other activities held on the first day of the festival were performances by Special Children, painting exhibition and photo, theatre and debate competitions. SMIU students also participated in indoor and outdoor games