24-OCT-2016: Professor Sheeba Hamid, Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University recently organised a trip of visiting the AMU campus for Mr Derek Freal, USA based writer on travel and culture; Ms Alexandra Lattek, German author and writer, who regularly contributes to Munich's official travel web portals and to Huffington Post Germany and Mr Ashwin Menon from Lonely Planet Magazine, Mumbai. These writers also met the AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (Veteran) during their visit.
Mr Freal, Ms Lattek and Mr Menon were invited to attend a conclave in AMU.
Professor Sheeba said that this visit of these travel journalists/writers may prove to be fruitful in putting AMU on the International Tourism Map.
In AMU, these writers visited the Sir Syed Hall, Strachey Hall, University Mosque, Maulana Azad Library, Kennedy Hall, Musa Dakri Museum, Moinuddin Ahmad Art Gallery and Sir Syed Academy.
These writers arrived in AMU after visiting Lucknow, Agra and Varanasi. Organised by Uttar Pradesh Tourism and Lonely Planet, the trip was an effort of UP Government to develop 'Heritage Arc' in the state.
Related PicturesDr Sheeba Hamid along with Mr Derek Freal, Ms Alexandra Lattek and Mr Ashwin Menon during their AMU visit