ISLAMABAD  - Rector International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) Prof Dr Masoom Yasinzai has said that rights and duties are correlated with each other.

He was addressing at a reception organised by Officers Welfare Association (OWA) of the IIUI in the honour of recently promoted and retired officers of the university here on Wednesday.

“When one demands his right, he will have to perform his duty first,” he said, adding that therefore the employees who perform their duties efficiently get rewards and promotions.

He said that officers are backbone of any institution. He stressed upon the officers that they should solve the problems of faculty members and students on the priority basis so that they can pay full attention towards their respective jobs and studies.

Earlier, President IIUI, Prof Dr Sahibzada Sajid-ur-Rehman said that actions depend upon intentions. “We are employees and we have to work if we keep in mind the willingness of Allah during our duties, it will become a source of salvation on the doomsday,” he said.

He stressed upon the officers of the university that they pay their duties efficiently and honestly and as a reward the university will acknowledge their services and they will be promoted in the higher scales.

He stressed upon the association to plan such projects, which benefited the employees after their retirement from the university.

Raja Muhammad Munir, President OWA and Rana Asghar Ali, General Secretary OWA also addressed on the occasion and assured their full support to IIUI administration. At the end Rector and President IIUI distributed memorial shields among retired and newly promoted officers by OWA.