Lahore : Punjab University Alumni Association (PUAA) on Sunday held its first annual general meeting at University Law College’s auditorium.
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad chaired the meeting while PUAA President Hafeez Khan, Senior Vice President Raja Munawar, Vice President Dr Saleha, General Secretary GA Sabri, executive member Ameer ul Azeem, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, PUAA Director Dr Fauzia Hadi Ali, other office bearers and executive members and a large number of PU alumni were present on the occasion.
The meeting passed three resolutions and approved PUAA memorandum, which would be promulgated from April 28, 2019 and PUAA office bearers and executive committee members till elections.
Addressing the meeting, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad urged the PU alumni to play their role for international ranking and welfare of the university. He said that for the first time in the last 30 years, first annual general meeting of the association had been organized. He said that due to administration’s efforts, PU’s few departments had been ranked internationally and Institute of Agricultural Sciences had been ranked among top 250 to 300 institutes in the world, which was a remarkable achievement.
He said that the administration has adopted parameters of good governance and all admissions and appointments on teaching and non-teaching posts were being made purely on merit. He said that PU administration would extend full support to PUAA.
Addressing the meeting, Mr Hafeez Khan said that PUAA would set up a centre of excellence in which the best brains of all the fields would be mustered for the welfare of university as well as country and society. He said that PUAA would also provide career support to the PU students.
He said that PUAA would also establish endowment fund for the brilliant and deserving students. He said that PU Alumni directory would also be set up. He thanked PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad for his help to organized first ever gathering of PU Alumni Association and annual general meeting.