Karachi, March 16, 2016 (PPI-OT):Governor Sindh and Chancellor of Karachi University Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan has said that award of honorary degrees by Karachi University to persons engaged in serving common man is a tremendous tradition for which its management should be commended by us all.
This he said while addressing a special convocation held at Governor House to confer D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) degree upon Sardar Yasin Malik and Haji Hanif Tayyab. Senior Minister Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Advisor Auqaf Abdul Qayoum Soomro, former Prime Minister and Governor Sindh Mohammed Mian Soomro, former Governor Sindh Lt. Gen (R) Moinuddin Hyder, Commander Pakistan fleet Vice Admiral Arifullah Hussaini and Chairman TDAP S M Muneer were also present on the occasion.
Governor Sindh said that the unanimous approval by the syndicate of Karachi University for award of degree to both of them is a recognition of their selfless services to humanity. To honour and recognise the devotion and commitment of such individuals is a sign of a living and civilised society and it encourages others to follow their lead, he added.
Governor Sindh said that Sardar Yasin Malik and Haji Hanif Tayyab have utilized all of their abilities to minimize the sufferings of common man by contributing in health, education and other social sectors and as such they have been conferred honorary degrees on merit.
Vice Chancellor Karachi University Prof Dr Mohammad Qaisar addressing on the occasion, said that both of them are very active members of University’s syndicate and it decided unanimously to award honorary degrees to them in recognition of their untiring services.
Sardar Yasin Malik in his address said that it is an honour to be awarded this degree. He thanked syndicate members and Chancellor for conferment of the same. Haji Hanif Tayyab in his speech said that as a member of syndicate he has endeavoured his utmost for the betterment of KU. He also thanked members of the syndicate for award of degree.
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