AMU Alumni Fo­rum UAE hosts Sir Syed Day in Sharjah

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Ali­garh Mus­lim Univer­sity (AMU) Alumni Fo­rum UAE, hosted Sir Syed Day 2018, at Hol­i­day In­ter­na­tional, Sharjah on Nov.23.

The in­vite-only event was held un­der the pa­tron­age of Dr Mo­ham­mad Saeed Al Kindi, for­mer UAE Min­is­ter and diplo­mat, while For­mer Ex­ter­nal Af­fairs Min­is­ter of In­dia Sal­man Khur­shid was the chief guest and Lt. Gen­eral (Retd) Zameerud­din Shah, for­mer Vice Chan­cel­lor of Ali­garh Mus­lim Univer­sity was the guest of hon­our.

The evening saw great speak­ers from In­dia, like Dr. Far­rukh Khan, Prof Suiyan Beg, Chair­man, AMU Alumni Af­fairs Com­mit­tee, se­nior jour­nal­ist Yousuf An­sari, Pres­i­dent of AMU Stu­dents’ Union Sal­man Im­tiaz, Mo­ham­mad As­lam Alig, Pres­i­dent, Hu­man Chain, and many more lu­mi­nar­ies shared their thoughts on re­in­forc­ing “Restora­tion of Sir Syed Tahreek.”

Zameerud­din said, “Time has come to in­vest on mod­ern ed­u­ca­tion and urged par­ents to pro­vide your child lap­top not mo­tor cy­cle.”

Khur­shid also im­pressed au­di­ence with his short and crisp speech. Dr. Far­rukh Khan urged the com­mu­nity mem­bers to par­tic­i­pate in so­cial de­vel­op­ment process. Mo­men­toes were presented to each and ev­ery guests while the much-awaited pro­gramme ended with cul­tural ex­trav­a­ganza which re­minded of rich cul­tural her­itage of AMU.

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