Ambassador of Sudan to Pakistan, HE Mr. AlShafie Ahmed Mohamed, visits
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad.
HE Mr. Al-Shafie Ahmed Mohamed, Ambassador of Sudan to Pakistan visited COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) on March 20, 2013.

He was warmly welcomed by the incharge campus, Dr. Shahid A Khan, Dr. Khalid Rashid, Ms Samira Shah, Ms Rashida Ahmad, and Mr. Mohammad Haris (International Office) and students from Sudan currently studying in CIIT. The hosts accompanied the Ambassador on the visit to various Labs of EE Department, Nanotechnology Lab and the Central Library.

Following the visit of the Campus, Dr. Shahid A Khan gave a presentation about CIIT which included CIITís vision, its achievements and contributions to the Pakistani Society. Two Sudanese students named, Abdul Qasim and Haitham Abdeen also expressed their gratitude to the Ambassador.

The Ambassador was honored and privileged by the warm welcome received from CIIT family and blessings of Allah Almighty for such wonderful weather. He emphasized that we should work hard and focus on Science and Technology to compete with the world. He hoped that Muslim leaders should understand the mission of CIIT and extend their cooperation in academia. He emphasized on building close links between CIIT and Sudanese Universities. He extended an invitation for a delegation from CIIT to visit Sudan and market themselves there. Moreover, he also urged that the number of Sudanese students should be doubled before his next visit.

Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi welcomed HE the Ambassador and extended his full cooperation to the Sudanese Universities. He offered that initially a group of two or three faculty members from Sudanese Universities should visit CIIT for two /three weeks. The air travel expenses will be borne by the guests, however local hospitality will be extended by CIIT. He also expressed his desire that the senior faculty members from CIIT should also visit Sudanese Universities to develop academic linkages.

In the end, the Rector (CIIT) presented shield to the guest and expressed his gratitude for his visit to CIIT.
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