Minister underlines need of latest educational institutions to empower muslim world

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 21 (APP):Minister of State for Interior Sheharyar Khan afridi Sunday said that there is dire need for educational institutions of Muslim world to inculcate latest knowledge and technology to empower Muslim world to uplift and give them respect.
He said this during a meeting with Dr. Ahmed Yousif Ahmed Al Draiweesh, President International Islamic University , Islamabad (IIUI), said a press release here.
Issues related to betterment of Muslim world, Saudi-Pak ties and education were discussed in the meeting.
Sheharyar Khan Afridi said the Pakistan gives great importance to ties with Saudia, both nations are closer to hearts of each other.
On the occasion, Dr. Al-Draiweesh presented an overview of International Islamic University, Islamabad.
He highlighted importance of university and its role in disseminating peace and discouraging extremism.
Dr. Al-Draiweesh also invited the Minister of State to visit International Islamic University and share vision of new Pakistan with students.
Dr. Tahir Khalili, Vice President Academics, Dr Aziz-Ur-Rehman, Advisor to President, Dr Arshad Zia, Dean, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences (FBAS), Muhammad Shoaib Abdullah, Provost IIUI, were also present in the meeting.