SMIU, VAT sign MoU to highlight importance of tobacco control



Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) and the Voices against Tobacco (VAT) on Tuesday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to initiate dialogue and debate among students of the varsity about importance of tobacco control.

The signing ceremony was held here at I.T. Tower of the university, in which Dr Aamir Iqbal Umrani, Director ORIC, SMIU and Majid Soomro, Program Manager for Lung Health Program, Community Health Directorate of Indus Hospital and Health Network signed the MoU.

On that occasion, Dr Umrani expressed his views about the hazards of tobacco and said that SMIU would fully support the cause of spreading awareness among youth of the society as it considers its responsibility to try to guide young generation about fatal habit of usage of tobacco.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Aamir Iqbal Umrani said, “We have to save our young generation from tobacco as it destroys lives specially of young people.” Dr Asif Ali Wagan, Director Students Affairs and Counselling was also present on the occasion.




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