Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided a meeting held with the office bearers of Employees Welfare Association (EWA) led by President Mr. Qalandar Bux Bozdar and General Secretary Mr. Muhammad Aslam Ghumro.

Speaking to the participants of the meeting, Dr. Khalil Ibupoto assured the office bearers of EWA that your genuine demands in view of charter of demand will be made after receiving the appropriate funds from the government. He said, I am answerable before Allah Almighty and strictly the affairs of the University will be run in accordance with the spirit of University Code and prevailing rules and regulations. He advised the representatives of EWA to extend their full cooperation in order to control the financial leakages because I have taken the charge of the Vice Chancellor in the interest of the Institution to bring structural changes and administrative reforms. My utmost priority is to release the salaries and pensions to the staff timely; I am striving to get the bailout package from the government in order to manage the recurring expenditure.

On this occasion, the President and General of EWA assured the Vice Chancellor that they will render their services in the interests of Institution and will cooperate the Vice Chancellor. They requested the Vice Chancellor that initiative may be taken for the automation of main sections of the University.

The Vice Chancellor assured them that efforts are underway to make the sections online in order to bring more transparency. Dr. Ibupoto advised the employees to work hard with diligently for the development of the Institution.

Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Director Media & Public Relations and Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto, Registrar attended the meeting.

Meanwhile, a briefing regarding the Strengthening of Academic Facilities (SAF) Project was also held. Engr. Ghulam Asghar Shaikh, project Director (Works) briefed the Vice Chancellor about the progress of the project. He said that Higher Education Commission, Islamabad earmarked Rs. 655.92 Million for the entire project. He briefed that 2300 students will be accommodated in the Academic Block building while 9 Teaching Departments will be housed there. In addition o this Academic Block, 200 Boys Hostel, Extension of Administration Block are also part of SAF project.

Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto felt entire satisfaction over the briefing presented by the Project Director (Works) and also commended the role of Higher Education Commission for approval of this Project. He said the Project will facilitate all the stakeholders of the University.