By: Muhammad Nauman [March 27th, 2017]

President, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) chaired a meeting of the steering committee for conferences, seminars and events in which committees were formed to hold international conference on “Role of Islamic Universities in eradication of terrorism”.

The meeting also reviewed arrangements for the upcoming events, international seminars, while various faculties were given tasks of arranging conferences on important topics.

The meeting was attended by the Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors and other relevant officials who were directed by the IIUI President to expedite the efforts for arrangements of the upcoming events. He emphasized that university has a responsibility to address the prevailing challenges of time and to meet this objective, conferences and seminars from the platform of IIUI is vital.

The IIUI President desired that a forum of all the Islamic universities is a necessary, while IIUI officials would have to take practical steps to make a meeting of forum possible before Ramdan.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 27th, 2017]

Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President IIUI has directed for uplifting the academic needs of talented students and desired to facilitate needy and deserving students through award of Need Based Scholarships.

He was chairing a meeting of institutional scholarships award committee for OGDCL need base scholarships here at new campus of the university. The meeting was also attended by Vice President IIUI Dr. Muhammad Munir, Director Academics Dr. Muhammad Tahir Khalily, Director Finance Saif ur Rehman, Director female campus Dr. Samina Malik, Add. Director Finance, Nuzhat Zareen and other officials of the finance department.

During the meeting, matters pertaining to HEC need base scholarships, selection procedure of award of need base scholarships and details of recommended applicants were discussed.

As per an MoU between Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and IIUI, the university will be provided as many as 25 need-cum-merit based scholarships worth 37 million.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 21st, 2017]

International Islamic University,Islamabad ( IIUI)  and its constituent units will remain open on Wednesday, March 22.

All academic and administrative activities will be as per routine at the varsity campuses.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 20th, 2017]

Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) has said that IIUI is keenly focusing on producing skilled professionals in the field of engineering and strengthening its engineering faculty is one of the prime focuses of the university.

He was talking to a Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Re-accreditation team at his office. The meeting was also attended by Vice President AF&P, Dr. Muhammad Munir, Vice President HS&R, Dr. Naveed Aqdas Malik, Head of departments of the faculty and other relevant officials.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh said that Pakistani engineers are famous for their talent and abilities in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where they are working in world’s famous engineering companies. He continued saying that Pakistani youth owns commendable potential. IIUI President added that IIUI students always have an edge of being harmonious minds because they acquire quality education at campuses integrated with teachings of Islam.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 20th, 2017]

Ambassador Abdul Moiz Bokhari, Adviser to the Secretary General, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on President IIUI Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh.

During the meeting IIUI’s role in promotion of Islamic teachings and peaceful co-existence was discussed.

Mr. Bokhari lauded the varsity’s services and said that IIUI’s cooperation with universities is constructive omen which help in positive development in promotion of education.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh, on the occasion, apprised about the university faculties and role of its constituent units through various conferences, seminars and joint ventures with national and international universities.

He said IIUI focuses on providing quality education to the students of more than 40 countries which is being given integrated with teachings of Islam.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 17th, 2017]

A delegation from National Assembly of Thailand visited International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) where they met IIUI Rector Dr. Masoom Yasinzai and Thai students of the varsity.

The delegation had a detailed meeting with IIUI Rector, Acting President IIUI Dr. Mohammad Bashir Khan, Vice President IIUI, Dr. Muhammad Munir, Vice President HS&R Dr. Aqdas Naveed Malik and Thai students. The delegation of Thai National Legislative Assembly included Gen. Nipat THONGLEK, Mrs. Phinissorn SIKKAHBANDIT and Natcha NILRAT.

IIUI Rector, while welcoming the delegation said that IIUI focuses on building harmonious and balanced personalities. He added that university has a vision of providing quality education to the youth which must be integrated with teachings of Islam. Dr. Masson continued that peace and prosperity be disseminated by the varsities as same is the message of Islam. He furthered that Islam is religion of peace tranquility and it has emphasized upon peace co-existence.  He concluded with his remarks that IIUI will remain always available for mutual cooperation with Thai educational institutions and Thai students at IIUI will be provided every possible cooperation and facility at campus.

The Thai delegation head, Gen. Nipat THONGLEK appreciated the role of IIUI in promotion of education and hoped that IIUI and his country’s educational institutions, with bilateral cooperation can open new horizons of educational progress in both countries.  He mentioned that IIUI has a vital role in dissemination of Islamic attributes in Thailand.

Thai students apprised the delegation about their studies at the varsity and told about the academic excellence they have been experiencing.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 17th, 2017]

In connection with participation of student’s in different competitions held at various engineering educational institutions, several Students’ from Department of Electronics Engineering (DEE), Faculty of Engineering and Technology, IIUI received noteworthy honors and titles in their names during the academic year 2016-17.

In a competition among 60-70 students from various universities of Pakistan, three DEE, IIUI teams secured 1st and 2nd positions for an “Award in Robotics” held at Iqra University Islamabad while, another (DEE) team won “Best Design Award” in Robotics Competition. It was a consecutive fourth annual win of IIUI robotics team.

Team members included, Zahid Mehmood, Syed Nayyer Abbas Naqvi, Hafiz Waqar Sajjad, Hammad ur Rehman and Fawad Khan from BSEE, F-13 batch.

Meanwhile, another Student’s team of DEE, IIUI participated in a competition held during (IEEE-WEEK-2016) at IEEE, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at FAST-NU and remained runners up out of 12 teams from various engineering institutions. Syed Nayyer Abbas Naqvi, Hafiz Waqar Sajjad and Muhammad jawad Zahoor Satti of BSEE/DEE/FET-F-13 were the team members participated in the event.

In Air-Tech 2016 held at Air University Islamabad DEE, IIUI students also secured top positions in various competitions. Rahmatullah Maitlo achieved Best Ambassador, Mushif Nawaz and team achieved Air Programming title while, Hammad Khokhar and Abdul Hafeez teams clinched Air Thon and Air Mat runners up titles respectively.

Similar to such competitions FET DEE Students achieved top two positions in NEO-2017 at (GIKI), Ghulam Ishaq Khan University KPK. As many as four teams from Electrical Engineering Department participated in National Electronics Olympiad (NEO-2017) under the supervision of Engineer Adil Farooq, a Lecturer of the Department.

The competitors participated in the event from over 20 universities all over the country, while the area of the competitions was robotics electronic engineering. Hammad Khokhar, Hafiz Waqar and Nayyer Abbas won Robothon competition while, Zahid Mehmood, Muhammad Kariz and Jahanzaib remained runner up in “Figure 8 Arduino based” competition.

The IIUI leadership has hailed the talented students and felicitated them for their accomplishments. 


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 16th, 2017]

A literary and cultural gathering at the Faisal Masjid campus of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) was organized where veteran experts and prudent personalities shared their thoughts on the topic “Arabic key to knowledge”.

The event was attended by Senator Talha Mehmood, member senate of Pakistan, President IIUI, Dr. Ahmad Yousif Al-Draiweesh, a member of Parliament from Kuwait, Advisor from Embassy of Kuwait, Deputy Ambassador of Bahrain, IIUI deans, foreign faculty members of the university and other relevant IIUI officials.

On the occasion, Jamiat e Ushaaq al-Arabia awarded an appreciation certificate and a shield to Dr. Al-Draiweesh in recognition of his services for the promotion of Arabic.

Senator Talha, who is also Advisor of Jamiat e Ushaaq al-Arabia hailed services of Dr. Al-Draiweesh and lauded his narrations and books. He added that IIUI President has been playing a pivotal role in dissemination of Arabic language and projecting its importance.

Dr. Al Draiweesh, thanked the organization and said that Arabic is a pre-requisite to interpret Islamic teachings. He said Muslim youth must acquire Arabic language education which will pave for their success in the present world and hereafter.

Meanwhile, IIUI, in recognition of his services for promotion of Arabic language and exemplary cooperation in the varsity’s moot on Arabic language, also awarded a shield and a certificate to Senator Talha Mehmood which were presented by Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh.

Senator Talha thanked the university and its administration and vowed that he will be working with more zest to work with IIUI and promote the Arabic language.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 16th, 2017]

The 82nd meeting of International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) Selection Board was held here at Faisal Masjid Campus of the university under the Chairmanship of university President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh.

Interviews were conducted for the position of Assistant Professors of  faculty of management sciences, politics and international relations, Islamic studies, and faculty of shariah and law. The meeting was also attended by Vice President Academics, Dr. Muhammad Bashir Khan and members of the selection board including Prof. Dr. Altaf Ali G. Shaikh, nominee of Chairman, H.E.C, Prof. Dr. Khan Bahadar Marwat, Vice-Chancellor, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shrinjal Dir, KPK, deans of relevant faculties and experts.

The board, as per its tradition, selected suitable candidates on the positions of Assistant Professors in the aforementioned faculties.


By: Muhammad Nauman [March 14th, 2017]

Rector of the International Islamic University (IIU) Dr. Masoom Yasinzai has called for mingling the Islam and contemporary education in the young minds.

He made these remarks addressing to a 40-member delegation of students hailing from Cadet College, Jaffarabad, Balochistan which called on him at new campus of the university.

The delegation was led by Principal of the collage, while teachers of the institution also accompanied him.

The IIU rector told that university has initiated a 50 seats package for the students of Baluchistan and presently near 700 Baloch students acquiring quality education at the university.

He said that youth must be nurtured in a manner that they develop an element of mutual respect so they may be able to discourage rigidity and violence on difference of opinion. He said IIUI is providing a sectarian free milieu to the students of more than 40 countries.

The delegation participants took keen interest in the university and also visited Faisal Masjid campus.