Baitul Mal and IIUI Collaborate to Support Students
The International Islamic University IIU and Pakistan Baitul Mal have recently signed a memorandum of understanding, solidifying their partnership to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged students at the university. Through this collaboration, Baitul Mal aims to offer 250 scholarships to deserving students, encompassing both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Under the agreement, Baitul Mal will extend scholarships to 175 meritorious undergraduate students and 75 postgraduate students. The selection process will be conducted in coordination with the university, which will recommend students based on their academic excellence and financial need.
The signing ceremony for the memorandum of understanding took place at the IIUs new campus. Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, the President of IIU, and Mr. Ameer Fida Paracha, the Managing Director of Baitul Mal, signed the document, marking the official commencement of their collaborative efforts.
Observance of Special Days:
Both IIU and Baitul Mal have committed to jointly observe national and international days of significance. These include Universal Childrens Day, International Womens Day, Thalassemia Day, World Blood Day, and World AIDS Day. By commemorating these occasions together, the partnership aims to raise awareness and support relevant causes.
As part of their collaboration, Baitul Mal will provide internship opportunities to IIU students. This initiative seeks to enhance students practical skills and provide them with valuable professional experience in their respective fields of study.
Vision and Priorities of Baitul Mal:
During the signing ceremony, Mr. Ameer Fida Paracha emphasized Baitul Mals commitment to providing financial assistance to the underprivileged without any discrimination based on cost, color, or race. He stressed the significance of investing in the education of intelligent students, recognizing them as assets to the nation. Baitul Mal places high priority on supporting talented young individuals and believes in their potential to contribute to the countrys success and prosperity.
IIUI Presidents Perspective:
Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, the President of IIU, expressed his gratitude to Mr. Paracha and Baitul Mal for their consistent support and consideration towards IIU students. He highlighted the universitys efforts in providing free education to students in need and discussed the institutions broader vision. Dr. Alotaibi expressed hope that the memorandum of understanding would foster a stronger relationship between IIU and Baitul Mal. Furthermore, he pledged to promote Baitul Mals vision and services to philanthropists worldwide and facilitate the launch of joint ventures to serve societies.
Through their collaborative efforts, Baitul Mal and the International Islamic University aim to empower deserving students by providing them with financial assistance and internship opportunities. This partnership not only supports the education of underprivileged students but also promotes the observation of significant days and creates a platform for social development initiatives.