ISLAMABAD - Dr. Ahmad Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), has announced that the university would soon construct staff colony for its employees and every year the hard worker and enthusiastic employees would be sent for Haj & Umrah.

He said that suitable remuneration will be given to employees working in the late hours and the due promotions of the staff will be ensured soon without any discrimination. He was speaking to the employees of the university first time after taking charge as a President.

Prof. Dr. Sahibzada Sajid ur Rehman, Vice President (AF&P) IIUI, administrative officers of the university and large number of staff members were also present on the occasion.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh urged the employees to strictly observe the office timings and advised them to perform their duties with responsibility.

“IIUI is entering in a new era and I need the cooperation of all the staff members as you are my hand and arms to achieve this remarkable task,” he said.

Earlier, Dr. Al-Draiweeh visited the faculty of Management Sciences (Female) and inquire the faculty members and female students about their problems.

Meanwhile, a web radio channel of the Department of Mass and Media Communication of the university was also inaugurated Thursday.  The President, Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Head, Dept. of Mass & Media Communication including faculty members and a large number of students were also present on the occasion.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh speaking on the event hoped that the radio channel would become a source to highlight the international and intercultural services of IIUI and will helpful to build IIUI according to the standards of other international universities. He said the faculty members and students would be able to cater their educational and research needs through this web radio channel.

Journalists should be neutral and moderate to play important role in building of societies.  He communicates facts and always avoids provocation and exaggeration, he added.