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Chief Justice

Chief Justice

Islamabad: Chief Justice of Supreme Court Pakistan Sheikh Tasadduq Hussein Jillani and President International Islamic University Islamabad, Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh discussed academic and judicial relations between IIUI and the Judiciary in their meeting at the office of Chief Justice.
Justice Sheikh Tasadduq Hussein Jillani, while warmly welcomed Dr. Al-Draiweesh lauded prominent role of IIUI for playing vital role in training of judges in the university and facilitating their training abroad, especially in Saudi Arabia.
Chief Justice expressed his thanks and appreciation for the distinctive and pioneering efforts which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is making for the service of Islam and Muslims, particularly its pioneering efforts for the service of the Two Holy Mosques and to facilitate the access of the pilgrims and visitors to the Holy Places.
He also highly lauded the excellent historical relations between the two brotherly states of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which he hopes will further increase stronger day by day by the Grace of Allah. He also congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, on the award of the Honorary Doctorate degree in Politics and International Relations from IIUI.
Justice Sheikh Tasadduq urged the International Islamic University to exert more attention to enhancing the capacity of the judges, advocates and Ulema so that they can guide the people to goodness, righteousness and happiness in the Hereafter.
He also extolled the prominent role of the Prof. Dr. Ahmed bin Yousif Al Draiweesh for promotion of education his academic and leadership qualities, which he hoped, will enable him to manage this prestigious university competently and effectively and succeed in bringing it at par with other distinguished and advanced Islamic universities of the world.


On the occasion, President IIUI thanked the Chief Justice for the noble feelings expressed by him and prayed Almighty Allah to enable him to come up to his expectation and the expectation of the University’s other senior officials.
He also briefly apprised the Chief Justice about the various academic, religious, cultural activities and programs that university is pursuing in the interest of knowledge, students, Islam and Muslims. The President IIUI also invited Chief Justice in meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees, of which he is a member and that is going to be held soon. The Chief Justice thankfully accepted the invitation of the President he also invited him to grace the university with his personal visit that would enable the university community to benefit from his rich and valuable academic and judicial expertise.
At the end of the meeting, the President thanked the Chief Justice for his warm welcome and hospitality. and said that he benefited much from his valuable advice and guidance, which would help him in leading this University to further development academically, administratively and technically and make it a great citadel of knowledge that would illuminate for the Muslims the path to goodness, righteousness, moderation and balance and keep them at a distance from extremism and militancy. He also expressed his hope that this would help in preserving the original character of this University while benefiting from all the modern knowledge and sciences which are beneficial to mankind.

Impacts of post modernism on Islamic Identity

Title: Impacts of post modernism on Islamic Identity
Location: Dr Mehmood Ahmed Ghazi al Farooqi Seminar Room
Description: Impacts of post modernism on Islamic Identity

Faculty of Islamic Studies has arranged a seminar on “Impacts of post modernism on Islamic Identity”. Respected Faculty members and students are cordially invited.

Speaker: Dr Zaid Malik

Date & Timings: Wednesday 28th March 2012 at 11:30 a.m

Venue: Dr Mehmood Ahmed Ghazi al Farooqi Seminar Room

Note: The Seminar will be presented in arabic, however a brief summary will be presented in English
Start Time: 11:30
Date: 2012-03-28

23rd Cultural Week

Title: 23rd Cultural Week
Location: Male (New Campus), Female (Old Campus)
Description: Four-day celebrations of 23rd Annual Cultural Week – a mega event of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) – are going to start from Tuesday, the 19th of April, 2011, at the Male Campus of IIU at H-10 Sector, Islamabad. The aim of this mega cultural event is to promote intercultural harmony and to keep the cultural traditions alive.

H.E. Abdul Aziz Bin Ibrahim bin Salih Al Ghadeer, Ambassador of the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia shall inaugurate the Cultural Week on 19th April, 2011, at 11:30 am in the Auditorium Faculty Block–II (Male), New Campus of IIUI. Students from more than forty countries including Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Sudan, China, and Sri Lanka as well as the province of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir shall setup their stalls during the Cultural Exhibition to be held on 19th April, 2011 at Faculty Block-II, Male Campus of IIUI. They shall exhibit their cultures and traditional rituals by displaying different cultural and traditional items like food items, dresses, arts and literatures, embroideries, musical instruments, and other cultural items.

Urdu, English and Arabic Debate Competitions have been arranged to provide an opportunity to the students to improve their international personal communication and their personality development. Urdu and English Debate Competitions will be held on 20th April and Arabic Debate Competition on 21st April, 2011. Qirat, Hifz and Naat Competitions will be held on 20th April whereas English and Arabic Quiz Competitions on 21st of April, 2011. Closing ceremony of the cultural week (at male campus) will be held on Friday, the 22nd of April, 2011 at 3:00 pm in the Auditorium Faculty Block-II at New Campus. Prizes will be awarded to winners of different competitions of the Cultural Week.
Start Date: 2011-04-18
End Date: 2011-04-22

DES Alumni List

Department of Environmental Science Alumni List:
A snapshot of DES, IIUI Alumni placed in relevant positions in the national and multi-national Organizations.

This exhibits the value of ES degree obtained at IIUI, Pakistan. It is worthy of mention that some students got the job before declaration of final results; most got employment in recent past.

1. Mr. Rizwan Shoukat

Manager, Environmental Health& Safety (EHS) for South East Asia British Oxygen, Karachi, Pakistan

2. Mr. Muhammad AurangzaibManager, EHS Multi-National Company, UAE

3. Ms. Ammara Naqvi
Manager, EHS, SGS, Switzerland, Pakistan

4. Ms. Sadaf Raza Zaidi
Manager, EHS, Schlumberger Co. Pakistan

5. Ms. Mustabshira Khushboo
Manager, EHS, Lafarge Cements, Chakwal

6. Ms. Anila Iqbal
Environmental Specialist
Pakistan Procurement International (PPI), Islamabad

7. Ms. Sameera Zeb
Environmental Specialist
PPI, Islamabad

8. Ms. Ayesha Aftab Butt
Programme Officer, UNIDO, Islamabad

9. Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Mughal
Environmental Specialist
National Institute of Health (on WHO Panel), Islamabad10.  Ms. Foqia Faisal

Environmental Specialist

PCRWR, Islamabad

11.  Ms. Tahira Munir

Environmental Specialist

Climate Change Impact Study Centre, Islamabad

12.  Ms. Maimoona Sana

Environmental Specialist

Pakistan Wetland Programme (WWF), Islamabad

13.  Ms. Harmain Rukh

Environmental Specialist

Pakistan Oil Exploration, Islamabad

14.  Ms. Sana Ijaz Khan

Programme Officer

FAO, Islamabad

15.  Ms. Farzana Yasmeen

Programme Officer, SDPI, Islamabad

16.  Mr. Imran Malik

Deputy Director, IESCO, Islamabad

17.  Mr. Farrukh Raza Amin

Environmental Specilist, PCRWR, Islamabad

18.  Mr. Jawad Ali

Monitoring Inspector, EPA, Peshawar

19.  Mr. Said Akbar

Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science,

Pehsawar University, Peshawar

20.  Mr. Jamshaid Rashid

Environmental Engineer, PPI, Islamabad

21.  Mr. Waris Ali

Research Officer, Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad

22.  Mr. Gohar Ali

Environmental Expert (Field), ECIL,

Engineering Consultant Islamabad

23.  Mr. Hafiz Adnan Mateen

Hagler Bailly, Pakistan

24.  Muhammad Shahzan

Manager, EHS

Multi-national Company Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

25.  Mr. Hani Salman

Manager, EHS, Egypt Cement CO. Syria

FET Alumni Mobilization & Outreach cell

Title: FET Alumni Mobilization & Outreach cell
Location: FET
Description: On 30-December-2010, was the first seminar since the foundation of F.E.T (seven years), which had been organized under the banner of FET Alumni Mobilization & Outreach cell.

Speakers were invited from Pakistan’s leading VSAT service providers i.e. Wateen Telecom and Asian Broadcasting Satellite. They explained the latest trends being followed in Satellite communication, their growing applications and future job opportunities in this particular domain.

Its a huge milestone achieved for FET since the speakers have shown interest in facilitating our students for site visits and in near future holding a workshop on VSAT tools and softwares being used in the industry.

I really am thankful to Dr Shuja Ahmed Syed since his vision has lead us to this achievement, Dr Arbab Ali, Engr Zeeshan Najam, F.E.T students and Saeed Khattak for making this event a huge success.

Umer Javed,
Focal Person,
Alumni Mobilization & Outreac
Date: 2010-12-30

Research Seminar on Cyber Security

Title: Research Seminar on Cyber Security
Location: Seminar Room, Science Block of FBAS
Description: The Department of Computer Science has arranged a Research Seminar “Cyber Security” on Wednesday 13th October, 2010 at 04:00 P.M in the Seminar Room (Science Block) of the Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences in connection of International Islamic University Silver Jubilee Celebration.

Mr. Ammar Jafferi, Director General, Pakistan Information Security Association (PIAS) will deliver the lecture and Dean FBAS will preside the seminar.

All faculty members of DCS and Ph.D students are requested to attend the Seminar accordingly.

Date: 2010-10-13

Closing Cermony

Title: Closing Cermony
Description: Closing Cermony of Professional Competency Enhancement Program For Teachers by Department of Education
Start Time: 11:00
Date: 2010-08-30

Indendence Day of Pakistan

Title: Indendence Day of Pakistan
Description: theme: Pakistan the Sunny Side
chief Guest Mrs Belum Hasnain, MNA
Female Campus Auditorium Islamabad
Start Time: 10:30
Date: 2010-08-10

Launching cermoney

Title: Launching cermoney
Description: The International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) is launching a chain of Public Schools all over the country on Friday, 30th July at 04.00 p.m. at the Faisal Mosque Auditorium during a press briefing to be addressed by the President of the university Dr. Anwar Hussain Siddiqui.
Start Time: 04:00
Date: 2010-07-30

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