MoU Signing Ceremony between National Defence University, Islamabad and Defence Housing Authority, Bahawalpur was held on October 12, 2017 for the creation of NDU sub campus. Commander Bahawalpur Corps Lt Gen Sher Afgun graced the occasion as chief guest. During his address he emphasized on the importance of education and said that ‘due to NDU in Bahawalpur the standards of education will be raised and more opportunities would be available to the locals’. He thanked the NDU administration for selecting Bahawalpur for establishment of sub campus.
Acting President of NDU, Maj Gen Samrez Salik also addressed the occasion and emphasized on the role of NDU in training of country’s leadership. Project Director Brig Arif Rasheed Kayani said that ‘due to the establishment of NDU Bahawalpur in Education Enclave of DHA Bahawalpur, people of the city will get high standard educational facilities’. Renowned universities of Pakistan will make their campuses in this educational enclave. MoU signing between NDU and DHA Bahawalpur is the first step in this direction. He said that ‘DHA Bahawalpur has timely formulated and initiated all the projects and is working day and night to complete them’. In the end he thanked all the guests and expressed hope that the people of South Punjab will soon be the beneficiaries of all these facilities and initiatives.
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