VC of SMIU pays great trib­ute to dis­tin­guished scholar Ibrahim Joyo

Daily Messenger - - Metropolitan -

KARACHI: Dr Muham­mad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chan­cel­lor of Sindh Madres­satul Is­lam Univer­sity has paid a great trib­ute to the icon of Sindhi lit­er­a­ture and a great scholar of Sindh Mr. Mo­ham­mad Ibrahim Joyo by say­ing that be­sides schol­arly pur­suits, Mo­ham­mad Ibrahim Joyo had re­mained a great thinker, ed­u­ca­tion­ist and had played a ma­jor role in de­vel­op­ment of Sindhi lan­guage and lit­er­a­ture through out his life. He said this in a con­do­lence mes­sage on the demise of Mo­ham­mad Ibrahim Joyo, who passed away on Thurs­day 9, 2017 at Hy­der­abad.

“Mo­ham­mad Ibrahim Joyo was an il­lus­tri­ous stu­dent of Sindh Madres­satul Is­lam, from where he had passed his ma­tric­u­la­tion in 1934 and had also served his Alma Mater- SMI as its teacher from 1938 to 1940 and then 1941 to 1947,” Dr Muham­mad Ali Shaikh said that later his ser­vice was ter­mi­nated from SMI as he had writ­ten a book on is­sues of Sindh be­fore the Par­ti­tion, but I had with­drawn such or­der on Au­gust 1, 2015 as head of the same in­sti­tu­tionSMIU, on the oc­ca­sion of his cen­ten­nial cel­e­bra­tion, or­ga­nized by SMIU at a lo­cal ho­tel.”

Dr Muham­mad Ali Shaikh has fur­ther said that SMIU has also pub­lished English and Sindhi trans­la­tions of his bi­og­ra­phy. Dr Shaikh an­nounced that SMIU will or­ga­nize a lit­er­ary ref­er­ence in the honor of Mo­ham­mad Ibrahim Joyo soon.

Dr Muham­mad Ali Shaikh has also ex­tended his con­do­lence with noted jour­nal­ist Mr. Mo­ham­mad Qa­mar Khan, on demise of his fa­ther.

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