Book fair, food festival for female students held at IIUI


Islamabad: In connection with Extravaganza 2022, a book fair and food festival organized for the female students of International Islamic University (IIU) was inaugurated here at the new campus on Wednesday by Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Irfan Nawaz Memon and President Islamabad Bar ShoaibShaheen.

On the occasion, IIU President Dr. HathalHomoudAlotaibi, Vice Presidents of the university, Deans, DGs, Students Advisors, Provosts and a large number of female students were also present. The chief guest visited the book stall set up by the publishers hailing from different cities of the country.

Meanwhile, the guests also visited the stalls of the food set up by the female students of more than 40 countries. Hailing the efforts of the Extravaganza 2022, DC Islamabad said that it is very encouraging that IIUI has provided a dedicated platform to female students to showcase their cultures and talent. He said the university management deserves appreciation for this long appreciable event to nurture the students by involving them in constructive activities.

Mr. ShoaibShaheen said that IIUI has a legacy of providing a peaceful milieu and diverse culture. He said that on campus more than 30 thousand students are indeed ambassadors of the university who are being nurtured in an ideal learning environment. He also said that the book fair is an effort to bring youth closer to reading habits.

IIUI President said on the occasion that he was happy to see active participation of female students in all the activities of Extravaganza 2022 including the book fair. Dr. HathalHomoudAlotaibi said that the university is keen to focus on the needs of society and we are making all our efforts to bring youth towards the initiatives that may pay back to the society.

He said university has a clear idea that youth is the biggest agent of change and this extravaganza is its true example as in dozens of events we have brought various platforms for the young talented students to shine and serve the society and humanity. On the second day of the event the students also participated in speeches, media hunt, arts exhibition, competitions of Qirat&Naat.

Grand Mushaira shall be held on December 08 Thursday 2:30. The Mushaira shall be joined by renowned poets that will enthrall the audience with the humorous poetry includes, Anwar Masood, BadarMunir, Syed Salman Gillani, Dr. InamulHaqJaved and Aziz Faisal. The Extravaganza shall continue till December 09.