Monday, October 31, 2011

Sir Syed University students distribute ration in flood-affected Nawabshah

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi

The students of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, distributed two truck loads of relief goods including food items among the rain and flood affected people of District Shaheed Benazirabad. 

A team of the university teachers and the volunteer students carried the ration packs to an affected village in Deh Hakro, a remote area of Taluka Daur of the district and distributed among the affectees with the cooperation of Chaudhary Irfan Hameed, a local landlord. 

In order to make the relief distribution transparent, the university volunteers compiled a list of affected people and later distributed ration among them.

Speaking on the occasion, a university teacher, Abdul Khaliq Khanzada, remarked that the relief ration was collected and transported on the directives of Chancellor SSUET Z A Nizami

He disclosed to the audience that the SSUET, in the past, had also distributed ration among the affected people of Badin and Mirpurkhas on humanitarian grounds.

Later the SSUET team visited Nawabshah Press Club and presented the university souvenir to the Club President, Muhammad Anwar Shaikh, and senior member, Rashid Zia Qureshi.

They were taken on a visit to the Club's Seminar Hall, Press Conference Room, Computer laboratory and Library. 

The Nawabshah Press Club President, Anwar Shaikh, appreciated the efforts of the of Chancellor Sir Syed University, Z A Nizami, and described this act of his as real service to humanity.

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