CM announces Rs 40 million for IBA Sukkur

Karachi : March 13: Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah on Saturday awarded degrees and medals to 150 graduates of the Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Education and Mathematics.

CM Qaim Ali Shah was chief guest and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah was the guest of Honour for the said event.

On the occasion, Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah announced Rs 40 million for Sukkur IBA. Syed Qaim Ali Shah congratulated the graduating students for achieving

degree from one of the best educational institutions and wished them success in their future endeavors.

CM Syed Qaim Ali Shah in his speech lauded the efforts of Prof Nisar Ahmed Siddqui for leading Sukkur IBA in Sindh to become third best business school in Pakistan in such a short span of time.

Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah further said that the provincial government has been able to increase number of universities from three to nine and provide employment to almost 200,000 peoples of Sindh and his government is trying its best to overcome cheating culture and to provide quality education on merit.

While addressing students of the IBA Sukkur, Syed Khursheed Shah congratulated dean and director of IBA Sukkur for creating an educational institution of excellence and said that one day they will have to lead the affairs of this institute.

He said, “I am happy to see that a large number of students at IBA Sukkur hails from underprivileged backgrounds. Now, it is their responsibility to support poor families and prove to be an asset for the country.”

He expressed his happiness on female students for securing top positions and getting gold medals.

He further said that Sukkur is the hub of business activities as it is situated at the junction of three provinces and in this city an institute like IBA Sukkur is a blessing.

In 3rd convocation ceremony of the IBA Sukkur, a total of nine gold medals were awarded to meritorious students of different academic programmes at IBA Sukkur.

Muhammad Saqib for MS (Management) for Spring 2013, Attaullah for MS (Computer Science) for fall semester 2013. Faryal Aijaz for MS (Applied Mathematics) for Spring 2013, Ali Raza Saeed for MBA 4 years programme for fall 2010, Paras Sindhu for MBA 2 years programme for fall 2012, Shafaq Siddiqui for BS (Computer Science) for Fall 2011, Faiza Azhar for BS (Software Engineering) for fall 2011, Waqas Ahmed BE for electrical engineering for Fall 2009 and Zoya Juman Jamro for Associate Degree in Education for fall semester 2013 batch.

Three silver medals were awarded to Atta Muhammad for MS (Computer Science) for Fall 2013, Farooq Ahmed Shah for MBA 4 years programme for Fall semester 2014 and Rakhi for BS (Computer Science) for Fall semester 2011.

While, Rinkal Rani for MBA 4 years programme for Fall semester 2010 was awarded with a bronze medal.Daily Times.