ISLAMABAD: International Islamic University Islamabad’s (IIUI) Islamic Research Institute (IRI) on Friday conferred an educational award on Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed in recognition of his outstanding academic contributions in the Muslim world.
The award was conferred in a ceremony here on Friday at Faisal Masjid campus organised by IIUI, a press release said.
It was attended by IIUI President Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, IRI Director General (DG) D Zia-ul-Haq and other renowned personalities.
Senator Mushahid, in his speech called upon Muslim societies to be united for the sake of dissemination of Islam’s message of peace.
He stressed that educational institutions specially universities must play role in bringing the academia and governments closer and link both to find solutions of the hour.
He appreciated IIUI for its continuous efforts for tolerance, peace, stability and dissemination of moderation across the world. He also appreciated IIUI’s Paigham- e-Pakistan initiative while commending Dr Ahmed Yousif Al Draiweesh for strengthening Pak-Saudi relations and said that IIUI is on the way of development and progress under the present
Dr Zia-ul-Haq also felicitated Senator Mushahid for his efforts and vowed that IRI would keep working for providing solutions to the problems of the Muslim societies.