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MUST to award honorary doctorate degree to Gilani

Mirpur, January 14, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) will confer the honorary degree of doctorate to the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani for his services in the Kashmiris’ ongoing struggle for right to self-determination and for being a great scholar and man of high intellect.

The vice chancellor of the university, Dr Habib-ur-Rehman announced at a news conference that the AJK President and Chancellor of the university, Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan, will confer the degree upon Syed Ali Gilani on the 2nd convocation of the university on Monday (January 16).

He said that the varsity had extended invitation to Syed Ali Gilani to attend the function to receive the honorary degree of doctorate but he would not be in a position to attend the ceremony because of confiscation of his travel documents by India. He said, Hurriyet leader and representative of Tehreek-e-Hurriyet in AJK, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, will receive the degree on behalf of Gilani.

“Syed Ali Gilani through a letter has informed the Varsity that he has nominated Ghulam Muhammad Safi to receive the degree on his behalf,” the Vice Chancellor said.

He said that Syed Ali Gilani informed them that his travel documents including passport had been seized by India and he was not allowed to visit abroad.

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Email: info@kmsnews.org
Phone: 92-51-4435548, 4435549
Fax: 92-51-4861736

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