Islamabad: 15 May: Acting Rector of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and Vice Chancellor of the Quaid-e-Azam University (QUA), Islamabad Dr. Masoom Yasinzai said that International Islamic University, Islamabad is a unique institution which came into being under a philosophy that differentiate it from other universities of the country. He said that this university should integrate and give message to other universities to promote Islamic values not only within the country but all over the world. He was speaking at IIUI in a meeting with academic and administrative heads of various faculties and departments after his arrival in the university.
He said that keeping in view the philosophy of IIUI the graduates of this university should be different from those of others to portray Islamic culture and civilization. Dr. Yasinzai added that we should believe in “WE” instead of “I” to work together. And there should be our mission “ what I can do for you? ” instead “ what you did? ”.
Dr. Yasinzai urged that every one should accept the responsibility to support each other for the betterment of this university. About the teaching profession Dr. Yasinzai said that teachers are very important for the university and it is difficult to remunerate teacher for his / her services. He said that teaching is the second name of commitment to educate others, and advised them to think strategically and rationally. He further said that the faculty members should participate in strategic planning workshops to brought excel in their professional skills.
He showed deep concern over the prevailing situation of the social sciences in the universities and said that social sciences education is being neglected which increased social problems in the society and said that IIUI will focus on promotion of social sciences.
Earlier Prof. Fateh Muhammad Malik and Prof. Dr. Sahibzada Sajid ur Rehman welcomed Dr. Masoom Yasinzai at IIUI and assured him all possible cooperation for the betterment of university.
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