Sindh Madressatul Islam VC calls on Bilawal Bhutto

Karachi:May 4: Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University called on Mr. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party on Wednesday at Bilawal House. During the meeting Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh presented his books to him, which he has authored on Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Khan Bahadur Hassanally Effendi and Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh briefed Mr. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari about the historic role of the SMIU and its deep association with his family. Dr Shaikh said that Mr. Asif Ali Zardari’s great great grandfather Khan Bahadur Hassanally Effendi had founded SMI 132 years ago and his great great grandfather Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto had received his early education from this institution.

He also said that his grandfather Mr. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had remained on the faculty of SMI’s constitute college, for some time.

Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh further said that during her visit to SMI in 1999 Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto had promised that when her party will come in the power, SMI will be elevated to the level of university and such promise was fulfilled by Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, when he was president of Pakistan, by announcing university status for the Institute in May 2010.

On this occasion Mr. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari appreciated the role of this historic institution played for creation of Pakistan and also development of the country through its alumni.The news.