It was a wonderful evening of Friday 13th December
2002 in which students of IBA Evening Programme arranged an event
captioned as "IBA Event 2002" to bid farewell to the out
going batch, the venue was Hotel Indus Hyderabad. Mr. Mazher-ul-Haq
Siddiqui, the Vice Chancellor of University of Sindh Jamshoro was the
chief guest, Professor Dr. Anwar Ali Shah G. Syed, Director of IBA in
the chief presiding guest, Mr. Asif Ali G. Kazi Director Institute of
Mathematics & Computer Sciences & Mr. Tariq Baloch Director
Operations of Sapphire Group of Companies work guests of honours and
along with other guests from industrial and banking sector were
Before jotting down the proceedings it would be
appropriate to narrate few words regarding the Institute of Business
Administration, Jamshoro University of Sindh.
Everyone knows that Pakistan's progress and
strength depends crucially upon commitment and professional efficiency
of business leadership that is being produced by the different
business schools. To achieve this Objective IBA's Academic Programme
has made it possible to produce competitive graduates.
The Institute of Business Administration University
of Sindh was established in 1979, under the dynamic leadership of late
Prof. Nabi Bux Daudpota. Since its establishment from 1979, IBA has
produced hundreds of MBA's including those specialization in MIS. IBA
believes in quality education perhaps it is the only business school
in Pakistan, which provides the quality education at very affordable
cost. MBA's from this institution are performing their duties at
national and international levels and these business executives with
their devotion and sincere efforts are contributing in the task of
nations building and development of national economy.
The faculty members are highly qualified from
national and foreign universities and are unmatched in their
qualities, abilities and motivational strength.
Japanese say that a new product is like a baby, who
needs attention. Fortunately IBA Jamshoro is always being under the
genius minds and still now the Prof. Dr. Anwar Ali Shah G. Syed who
has enthusiastic personality and cause of honour and proud due to his
excellent services and progressive works for the institute and
students. No doubt now IBA is the shining star in the galaxy of
University of Sindh.
I remember the words of Prof. Dr. Anwar Ali Shah G.
Syed in a seminar on Information Technology at Allama Daudpota
Auditorium. He said in his speech "We want to give a futuristic
vision to our graduates, whereby they can think and analyze
independently, with broader vision and make wise decisions, for the
IBA is committed to produce business leadership of
the highest caliber for nation.
Now I feel comfortable to narrate the saga of the
even arranged by MBA Evening students. The function started at 8:00
P.M. The formal proceeding of the function was hosted by Dr. Muhammad
Nadeem Memon and Miss Afsheen Sadique Arain students of MBA (Evening)
fall session 2001. The Vice Chancellor of University of Sindh Mr.
Mazhar-ul-Haq Siddiqui said in his speech that it is matter of greater
honour for me that I have such an excellent business institute in my
university. He also appreciated very much the efforts of MBA Evening
students. He also appreciated words of one comparer that "Don't
take proud for being an MBA but be proud for being an MBA from IBA
Director IBA Prof. Dr. Anwar Ali Shah G. Syed in
his speech mainly focused on quality of education in IBA Jamshoro and
give description about different academic activities of IBA. He
further said, "We are striving hard and have always remained in
the quest of excellence and quality education. We are proud on
justifiably counted amongst the best leading business schools of the
Other guests in their speeches focused on
importance of business education and lack of industrialization in
At the end of formal session, Vice Chancellor
distributed the appreciation certificates among the organizers of
After having dinner there was a colorful informal
session, which included the variety of programmes. The skits in this
session were very meaningful and witty. They were based on very
sensitive topics of unemployment and value of talent in our society,
in a slightly sarcastic way.
Informal session also included Fun Gala, Singing
Competition, Lucky Draws and Pleasant Personality of the evening
contest and Musical Function by a local musical group.