Former Governor Sindh, Lt. Gen. (R) Moinuddin Haider inaugurated the Sir Syed Institute of Emerging Technology at Sir Syed Tower by cutting the ribbon. He was the chief guest for the launching ceremony of the institute that will initially begin with Cyber Security course programme and later many other technologies will be introduced. Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association (AMUOBA) organized the event.
Speaking on the auspicious occasion, Lt. Gen. (R) Moinuddin Haider said that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan gave a new direction to the Muslims of the subcontinent. He established a majestic academic institute, Aligarh Muslim University that produced a middle, highly educated class in the society.
He said that Sir Syed Institute of Emerging Technologywould prove to be an important milestone in imparting technical education among the youth. “If you want to work sincerely for the service of mankind, you don’t require authority or power. We talk too much but practically we deliver nothing,” he further added.
Addressing the ceremony, President AMUOBA and Chancellor Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), Jawaid Anwar, said that the present time is the era of technology. If we didn’t keep the pace with the rapid continuous change in technology, we will be left behind.
Technological advancement is the key to economic prosperity.It may be observed that the countries devoid of natural and agriculture resources are ranked among the top developed nations because of the technological advancement.
Chancellor Jawaid Anwar said that the cybercrime is on the rise.