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Visit of Karakoram International University students to IAS
Visit of Karakoram International University students to IAS

A delegation of 25 female students and faculty members from Karakoram International University Gilgit Baltistan and Assitant directors from Youth Affairs and Tourism Department visited IAS on 4th May 2017. The delegation was escorted by Akhuwat administrative team. They were warmly welcomed by Director IAS, Prof. Dr. Nasira Jabeen, Faculty members; Mr. Muhammad Zahid, Dr. Nighat Ansari, Dr. Shahid Zia, Mr. Malik Arif -Manager Operations, Ms. Sameen Zaki, Manager Career Advisory & External Linkages (CAEL) and Ms. Rifat Umbreen Afzal, Assitant Registrar Administration. Prof. Jabeen addressed the students and exchange program ideas were discussed alongwith research collaboration opportunities among both universities.
A formal orientation of IAS as an institute, the programs it offers and the facilities provided for students were showcased. Special acknowledgement was given to Dr. Shahid Zia, an adjunct faculty member at IAS who coordinated with the delegation for a visit to IAS, PU in addition to their visit to Akhuwat for their internship and volunteer-ships. Souvenirs were presented to the delegation representatives and IAS tour was arranged including the IAS Computer Lab, Library, students' common rooms, lecture theatres and auditoriums. Faculty of IAS later joined the delegation for lunch and dealt with further queries of students regarding further educational opportunities.