KARACHI - Glowing tributes were paid to noted scholar, educationist and researcher, Dr Nabi Bux Baloch in a Literary Reference held by Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology in collaboration with Pakistan Academy of Letters.Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazharul Huq said that late Dr Baloch was although from Sindh, but he was not merely a Sindh writer but an internationally recognized scholar and educational expert. who was imbibed with the Aligarh spirit.
Referring to a suggestion, Pir Mazhar said that there is no problem in opening libraries, but what was required is to create an eagerness of book reading among students. He noted that many universities and colleges in Sindh did had good libraries but the over the years these were not upgraded.
In his Presidential remarks, Chancellor SSUET Z.A. Nizami said that Dr Nabi Bux Baloch had very deep association with Sir Syed University and he remained on its Board of Governors till his last. He said his decisions in the meetings of Board of Governors proved land mark decisions.
Nizami said that Dr Baloch had acquired his education from Aligarh and he used to follow Aligarh Spirit and Concept.
He disclosed that SSUET has collected most valuable material about the life and achievements of Dr Baloch and will publish the same in the form of a book.
He declared that SSUET will have a chair in the name of Dr Baloch in recognition to his services for the cause of education.
Renowned scholars Dr Nawaz Ali Shauq, Mazharul Haq Siddiqi, Dr Rauf Parekh and Resident Director Academy of Letters Agha Noor Muhammed Pathan also spoke on the occasion and stressed to ensure practical implementation of his philosophy.
On the occasion Pir Mazharul Huq inaugurated a new website on Dr Nabi Bux Baloch developed by Academy of Letters. The function ended with a vote of thanks by leading poet and Convenor of SSUET’s Literary and Cultural Forum, Khumar Farooqi.
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KARACHI – Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) has announced that the Practicals of HSC Examinations-2012 will commence from June 11, 2012. A notification, issued on Thursday, notified to all students concerned to collect the programme from their own colleges on or before June 8, 2012.End