International Conference by Sindh Madressatul Islam University

Karachi:May 11: The 2-Day, 1st International Conference organized by Department of Business Administration of Sindh Madressatul Islam University on the subject of Management, Business and Leadership with the major theme-University-Industry Nexus, started at a local hotel on Thursday. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU chaired the inaugural session. Besides the national, the experts and academicians of USA, European countries and Sri Lanka also attended it.

Addressing the International Conference, Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor SMIU said that universities and industries can serve the nation specially its underprivileged class by conducting researches on social, educational, health and gender issues of common folk. He said that universities have intellectual capital, which must be capitalized for research that should be based on the issues, problems, sufferings and also on the welfare of common men. “Research should not be for the sake of research, but it must be for the interests of the country and its masses,” Prof. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said and added that industries should cooperate and collaborate with the universities to resolve the problems of poverty and unemployment from the country.

Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle, Dean, School of Business at Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York (CUNY), USA in her paper said that the world of global business is difference. There is diversity of cultures, skills, discipline and diversity of needs. Thus, she said we must find ways to surround ourselves with difference so that we understand the different prisms of opportunity.The news.