In order to pay tribute to founding Vice Chancellor, Sukkur IBA University, late Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony was arranged at Sukkur IBA University to sign an MoU of Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui Chowk declaration on October 13, 2020. The MoU was signed between Sukkur IBA University and District Administration, Sukkur.
Addressing the ceremony on Tuesday, Vice Chancellor Sukkur IBA University, Prof. Dr. Syed Mir Muhammad Shah said that late Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui was a veteran educationist, academician and a successful civil bureaucrat who served the nation with his heart and soul. His love for and contribution to education is unforgettable, the Vice Chancellor added. Within a short span of time, Sukkur IBA University became one of the leading educational institutions of Pakistan because of sincere efforts put in by late Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, he went on saying. Prof. Dr. Shah further added that the late founding Vice Chancellor envisioned Sukkur IBA University to become a world-class university and our mission is to follow his footprints and translate his vision into a reality. Prof. Dr. Syed Mir Muhammad Shah further said that Sukkur IBA University is having international students from Sri Lanka and the number is expected to grow as we expect more international students from Taiwan and other countries coming to Sukkur IBA University in exchange programs in the near future. Sukkur IBA University having a large number of International Exchange Program Partner Universities in the USA, Canada, Italy, Ireland, and China he added. Sukkur IBA University is planning to establish Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui Science and Technology Park to encourage new product development ideas and its commercialization in different clusters including Agri-tech, Bio-tech, Edu-tech, and Smart-tech, he concluded. Vice Chancellor Sukkur IBA University thanked Ex-Mayor Sukkur, Barrister Arsalan Islam Shaikh for taking this initiative to dedicate a monument by declaring a connecting point as “Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui Chowk”.
Addressing the event on Tuesday, Administrator Sukkur, Mr. Nisar Ahmed Memon said that he was a source of inspiration for thousands of people as he strived hard to serve the community with honesty and integrity in various positions of civil services and later as a known educationist. Sukkur Municipal Corporation has declared the Exit/Entry point connecting Military Road, Airport Road, and Shikarpur Road Sukkur towards Sukkur IBA University as “Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui Chowk” to honor the lifelong services of Prof. Nisar Ahmed and to pay him a tribute, he added.
Presenting the vote of thanks on Tuesday, Registrar Sukkur IBA University, Engr. Zahid Hussain Khand said that the late Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui was a charismatic leader and he had developed a team of dedicated professionals to make Sukkur IBA University one of the world-class universities in the world. We are following the legacy of late Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui to take Sukkur IBA University to the new levels of internationalization, he added. The ceremony was attended by officials from Municipal Corporation Sukkur, National Bureau of Accountability (NAB) Sukkur, and guests from different corporate organizations.