Karachi—An honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy was conferred on the Consul General of Bahrain in Karachi, Ebrahim Ahmed Isa Alhejazi on Tuesday.
A special Convocation of the Indus University was held at the Governor House here.
Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan conferred the honorary degree on the Consul General of Bahrain in view of his services in the province of Sindh towards improvement of basic infrastructure and for relief work during natural calamities.
It was pointed out that during the floods in 2010 and 2011, the prompt supply of relief items from Bahrain very much helped the flood affectees.
Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan also recounted the Consul General of Bahrain towards promotion of economic, cultural and social activities in the province.
He hoped that the conferment of the honorary degree would help further improve the ties of Pakistan and Bahrain.
The Consul General of Bahrain thanked Governor Sindh and Indus University for the award of the honorary degree.
He said he would continue to play his role for improving further relations between the two countries.
The Chancellor of Indus University and chairman Board of Governors, Khalid Amin, Adviser to Governor Sindh on Higher Education, Syed Wajahat Ali, and Consul General of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE and Oman were also present at the ceremony.