14-MAY-2017: AMU fraternity bids farewell to General Shah and Brigadier Ali
Aligarh, May 14: The Aligarh Muslim University fraternity recently bid farewell to the Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (Veteran) and the Pro Vice Chancellor, Brigadier S Ahmad Ali (Veteran) with a function held at the Vice Chancellor?s Lodge.
In an emotional note, the Vice Chancellor, Lt General Shah said that the past five years in AMU have developed a bond in his heart with the university, which will last forever. He further said that he is been overwhelmed with the love and affection shown by the AMU fraternity and words are not enough to explain.
He pointed out that his success story is because of the very efficient and effective team, which was working with him during his tenure as the Vice Chancellor.
?I can assure you that wherever life takes me from here, I will reminiscence my days in AMU,? said the Vice Chancellor with tears in his eyes and a grin on his face.
Meanwhile, the AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Brigadier Ali said that the he had never in his life received farewells with the warmth and love of what he is receiving in AMU. Recalling his days in the Indian Army and the farewells during his transfers to various locations; Brigadier Ali said that the farewells in AMU have made him more emotional.
?AMU has become an integral part of my life, soul and existence and wherever I go from here, I will miss the warmth and love of this university,? said Brigadier Ali adding that he will always welcome people of AMU community with the best love, affection and hospitality he has to offer.
AMU Pro Chancellor and Convenor of the function, Nawab Ibne Said Khan Sahab of Chattari, pointed out that the tenure of General Shah and Brigadier Ali as the Vice Chancellor and Pro Vice Chancellor has been of progress in the University. ?The each day of their tenure brought in more progress in terms of academic excellence and infrastructural development,? he said adding that General Shah and Brigadier Ali will be missed terribly by the AMU community.
AMU Executive Member and Co-convenor of the function, Professor (Hafiz) Mohd Ilyas Khan said that the various departments, faculties and offices of AMU have been organising farewells to the Vice Chancellor and the Pro Vice Chancellor and there is no doubt that the tenure of General Shah and Brigadier Ali has brought the Aligarh Movement into life once again.
He added that wherever General Shah and Brigadier Ali are after their departure from AMU; they will always be in the hearts of AMU fraternity as their dedication, love and warmth will be remembered forever.
Dr F S Sheerani conducted the programme; while Dr Obaid Siddiqui, Member AMU Executive Council proposed the vote of thanks.
Mrs Sabiha Seemi Shah, Mrs Rizwana Ali, Professor S M Jawed Akhtar, Professor Asfar Ali Khan, Professor M U Rabbani, Professor Anjum Pervez, Professor Mohd Khalid, Nawab Javaid Said, Professor Shadab Khursheed, Professor Jamshed Siddiqui, Professor M Nafis Ansari, Professor Qamrul Hasan Ansari, Mr Omar S Peerzada, Dr Rahat Abrar, Dr Mohd Shahid, Professor Khursheed Alam, Dr Faiza Abbasi, Mr Mudassir Hayat, Mr Tasavvur Jamal, Mr Mohd Wahid Hussain and Mr Zia ur Rab also graced the occasion with their presence.
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AMU Fraternity members presenting Citation and garland to AMU PVC during the grand farewell function at VC Lodge (2)
AMU Fraternity members presenting Citation and garland to AMU PVC during the grand farewell function at VC Lodge
AMU Fraternity members presenting memento to AMU PVC during the grand farewell function at VC Lodge (1)
AMU Fraternity members presenting memento to AMU VC during the grand farewell function at VC Lodge (2)