ISAMABAD: Students of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), belonging to various communities and countries, will exhibit innovative products and cultures in the 26th cultural week on Tuesday.
The mega event will be inaugurated by Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf on Tuesday 18th March at new campus of the university.
The mega exhibition will reflect the cultural diversity of the Muslim world and some other countries where students hailing from above 40 countries will participate in this international exhibition to demonstrate their cultures, including dress, poetry, paintings, photographs, foods, art and literature.
Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE, China, Afghanistan, countries from ASEAN, SAARC and all the provinces of Pakistan would set up their stalls, in addition, Ambassadors, High Commissioners of various countries will also join the grand inauguration of the event.
The cultural week (female) will be inaugurated on April 20 (Thursday) at female campus of the university.
Celebrations in connection with 26th cultural week are in full swing in both the campuses of the university and in this regard a book fair and flower exhibition will be held on Monday at male campus of the university.
Male campus will also hold like always most awaited event of male students (cultural night) on March 19 where talent of above 40 countries will be seen.
Female campus will also hold cultural evening for the students on March 21 which will be graced by wife of the Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Aljourah Abdullah A Alarifi and wife of President IIUI Mrs. Muzzna Qasim Al-Draiweesh.
closing ceremony of 26th cultural week at female campus would be held on March 25 in which the prizes will be given to the winning students of various competitions.
Activities in the form of lectures, competitions in various categories such as drama, Qirat, Naat, drama, photography, declamations, flower exhibitions, local games and Sports Gala on both male and female sides are continued in connection with the celebrations of the 26th cultural week of the university.
A grand Mushaira will be held on April 27 (Friday) at the Faisal Mosque Campus of the university.
A group of 25-member Saudi delegates from Imam Muhammad Bin Saud University to participate in the cultural week has also arrived Islamabad.
Meanwhile, a meeting under the chairmanship of President IIUI Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh was held in which he reviewed and finalized arrangements for the proper start of mega event in both campuses.
He showed satisfaction on the performance of the committees which had been assigned tasks for making the grand event a success.
Dr. Al-Draiweesh also directed all the officials to expedite the efforts to complete the task if left any and hoped this cultural week of the university would be a memorable one.
The meeting was attended by Vice President Dr. Mohammad Bashir khan, Director General Gulzar Ahmed Khwaja, Deans, Directors and chairmen of various committees.