A Get together was organized by International Office of COMSATS University Islamabad for international students studying in Islamabad campus on Friday 9th June 2023. The event was attended by International students, staff of different departments of COMSATS University Islamabad campus.
Event was started by recitation of Holly Quran which was followed by National Anthem of Pakistan. Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Head International Office formally welcomed the participants of the event and shared his views. He informed that both CUI and Pakistan have a lot to offer in term of educational and rich culture. He urged them to not only experience the academic experience of CUI but also the culture of Pakistan. He emphasized the students to have cultural exposure and interact with locals as well as fellow international students including delicious cuisine, friendly people, profound musical heritage and a beautiful city of Islamabad.
Ms. Rifasa Sultan, PhD student from Sri Lanka and Abdulmumin M. Usman, PhD researcher from Nigeria shared their experience about university academic and extracurricular activities.
Documentary related to Sri Lanka was displayed to give knowledge about Sri Lanka to the audience. A group of local students entertained the audience by performing various musical instruments and signing songs.
In his closing remarks, Mr. Kashif Masood, Deputy Registrar, International Office appreciated international students for their active participation in the event and ensure them best possible support for their academic and co-curricular activities.
At the end of the event Pakistani Food was served which was appreciated by the international students.