An exhibition of Japanese Calendars 2017 has kicked off at the Institute of Art and Design University of Sindh, Jamshoro on Monday which was jointly inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor, University of Sindh Prof Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat and Consul General of Japan in Karachi Toshikazu Isomura.
The exhibition showcased more than 80 calendars mirroring a wide crisscross of academic, socio-cultural, historical and archaeological landscape of Japan. In his presidential remarks, the Vice Chancellor informed that University of Sindh was the most economical public sector higher educational institution in Pakistan, where 32,000 students with humble background from across Sindh were pursuing higher studies.
He said education was an antidote to the social menaces like terrorism, illiteracy, violence, crime and poverty adding that 70 percent of entire population of Pakistan comprised youth, who by seeking effective higher education could greatly contribute to the national development of the country.
The Consul General Toshikazu Isomura said that Japanese calendar exhibition had remained a regular feature at Karachi and Quetta and it was being organized at University of Sindh, Jamshoro for the first time.
He said that he was happy to see the eager involvement of the students of University of Sindh in the culture of Japan through this exhibition and assured that the same exhibition will be held next year as well. The participants of the ceremony were also addressed by Dr Hamadullah Kakepoto, Dr. Wazir Ali Baloch, Prof. Naimatullah Khilji. The event was attended by Pro Vice-Chancellors of Sindh University campuses, deans of faculties, academic and administrative heads, faculty and a large number of students and art-lovers.
Earlier, the Consul General of Japan visited Marvi Girls Hostel and the museum of Institute of Sindhology of the varsity along with Vice-Chancellor Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat.—APP