SU celebrates International Youth Day, signs MoU
Bureau of Students, Tutorial Guidance Counseling Services & Co-Curricular Activities (STAGS) in collaboration with Research Development Foundation (RDF) organized a serene ceremony to mark International Youth Day at Shaikh Ayaz auditorium of Faculty of Arts of the varsity with Vice Chancellor Sindh University Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat in the Chair. Executive Director RDF Ashafaq Ahmed Soomro was the Chief Guest, whereas; Director STAGS Dr. Sumera Umrani, Provost Marvi Girls Hostel Waheeda Baloch and Empower Youth for Work Project Manager RDF Syed Kazim Ali Shah shared dais with the event president and the distinguished guest.
SU Vice Chancellor Dr. Burfat felicitating youth for the momentous day, said that youth constituted 64 percent of the population of Pakistan; adding that the given majority population pocket needed to forge their way ahead with absolute confidence and self-trust.
“35 thousand SU students is a massive energy and resource brigade, poised to serve Pakistan to the best of their ability and strength”, Dr. Burfat stressed.
The learned Vice Chancellor further said that every success in the world was in fact an outcome of long series of hardships and failures.
RDF Executive Director Mr. Soomro said SU students were lucky to have an eminent scholar, loving individual and a highly dedicated person like Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat as the varsity Vice Chancellor who was endeavoring day in and day out for the progress of Sindh, Pakistan and youth.
ADC Ujjan termed youth invaluable national asset.
Kazim Syed said youth possessed enormous talent that needed appropriate outlet to turn into contribution.
Provost Ms. Baloch stressed the need for more opportunities for Girls students.
At the outset of the program, Director STAGS Dr. Sumera Umrani presented welcome note.
On the occasion, SU students Nimrah Shaikh, Afsana Lakher and Touqeer Ali shared success stories from their life and career.
Theatre performance with the theme “The Journey of Success” was also presented by SU students.
Towards the end, SU and RDF signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at provision of professional training and grooming to SU youth.
Pro vice chancellor, deans, academic and administrative heads, faculty, officers, employees and students in huge number attended the event.