The 5th meeting of the Academic Council of Sindh Madressatul Islam University was held on Friday at the Senate Hall of the university. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU chaired the meeting. In the meeting minutes of 4th meeting of the Academic Council of SMIU were approved. The matters related to academic departments and research were discussed and resolved. Research Policy of the University was also approved in the meeting and it was decided that the research work would be encouraged by giving incentives to the researchers of the University. Dean Prof. Dr. Zahid Ali Channar, Dean Prof. Dr Syed Asif Ali, chairpersons and other members of the Academic Council attended the meeting.