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SZABIST marks Benazir’s birthday

The Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) organised a seminar on Tuesday to celebrate the 58th birth anniversary of Benazir Bhutto – the founding SZABIST chancellor, who also served as the institution’s chairperson during her lifetime.
Rich tributes were paid to Benazir Bhutto on the occasion, where SZABIST Academics Vice President Dr Amanat Jalbani presented the welcoming address and shed light over the visionary role played by her as a leader. Describing Benazir Bhutto as a legendary leader who laid down the path of distinction for SZABIST, the speakers at the seminar were of the opinion that the PPP leader’s vision will continue to be the source of guiding light.
The key note speaker invited for the event was prominent educationalist and former chairperson of the Mass Communication Department Prof Shahida Kazi, who spoke of the vision and the passion of Benazir for promoting education in the country. Around 150 people including, corporate delegates, civil society representatives, staff and faculty of SZABIST, attended the seminar.
SZABIST today is identified as a major university comprising five campuses including one foreign campus, three diploma centres, three intermediate colleges and three research centres. It is a fully chartered institute established through a legislative act of the Sindh Assembly (Sindh Act No XI of 1995) and is approved and recognised by the Higher Education Commission as a degree granting institution.

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