SZABIST moot links research with development process
May 28th, 2013 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORT KHI: SZABISTs 19th National Research Conference (NRC) on Management Sciences, Computer Science and Social Sciences, has recently been held in the city where over 78 research papers were presented by scholars from across the country on various thematic issues.
Dr Riaz Ahmed Shaikh, the Conference Chair and Head of Social Sciences Department at SZABIST, in his welcome speech stated that research should be linked with the process of development.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Amanat Ali Jalbani, Vice President Academics SZABIST, said that we should focus on research rather than wasting time on unnecessary issues. He added that “Despite being a relatively young educational institution, SZABIST has made significant contributions to research in addition academics”.
The chief guest of the conference, Tasneem A. Siddiqui, Chairman, Orangi Pilot Project (OPP), said, “Planners in Pakistan are not focusing on the social development rather their focus is towards the infrastructure.”
Arif Hassan, Chairman, Urban Resource Centre (URC), remarked that due to rapid changes old social order is on the decline, now new social relation are emerging throughout the country.
Speaking at the concluding session Dr Saqib Rizavi, President SZABIST, said that it is always proud moment for us to hold conference bi-annually National and International Conference, it provides excellent opportunity to our faculty, students and conference delegates.
Published in: Volume 04 Issue 22
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