Commodore (r) Dr. Sajid Mahmood Shahzad takes over as new VC of Minhaj University
Minhaj University Lahore hosted a prestigious ceremony on November 2 to welcome the new Vice-Chancellor Commodore (r) Dr. Sajid Mahmood Shahzad Psc, afwc (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) (Military) and to pay rich tribute to the services of outgoing Vice-Chancellor Dr. Muhammad Aslam Ghauri who is being elevated to the status of “Professor Emeritus” and advisor to the Deputy Chairman BOG Secretariat owing to this dedications to MUL.
Dr. Hussian Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Deputy Chairman BOG MUL, in his address, acknowledged the services of Prof.Dr. Muhammad Aslam Ghauri and said: "I would like to take an opportunity to pay tributes to his hard work and commitment in building a growing MUL into what it is today.
Over the last six years since his appointment in the year (2013), his stewardship has been characterized by innovative ideas, strategic thinking and more importantly his tireless efforts to increase credibility and visibility of MUL in regional and international space of education policy. This way he made MUL a better organization to stand on strong footings for those to follow. We wish him all the very best in his future endeavors and look forward to his prestigious involvement with MUL."
While welcoming the Commodore (r) Dr. Sajid Mahmood Shahzad, Dr Hussain said: ’’we are fortunate to have the new vice-chancellor with the rich and sound academic background. I hope that his accumulated wisdom and skillset will be particularly important to lead the university into new heights in the coming year with his compassionate and inclusive acumen.”
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam Ghauri welcomed the new vice-chancellor and thanked the Deputy Chairman for acknowledging his contributions and said: ’The Minhaj is for those who are committed and loyal to their profession and work to make this institution their mission above any vested interest.”
Commodore (r) Dr. Sajid Mahmood Shahzad stated,’’ it is a matter of immense pleasure to address on this occasion of the official joining of MUL. I express my humble gratitude to the Deputy Chairman for my selection for a noble goal to serve this prestigious institution. Indeed with faith in the Divine, I would do my level best to maintain the congenial environment of learning where we nurture the future leaders.”