U.S Consul General Lahore visited CIIT Sahiwal
Sahiwal, February 22, 2016
Mr. Zachary Harkenrider, U.S Consul General, Lahore along with Political Affairs
Officer visited CIIT Sahiwal.
The delegation was received by Prof. Dr. Abdul Waheed, Director, CIIT Sahiwal/ President
Museums Association of Pakistan (MAP). Prof. Dr. Shahid Rajpoot, Department of Architecture,
CIIT, Islamabad, Mr. Mian Attique Ahmad Secretary General MAP and Rana Adeel Abad,
Deputy Registrar were also present during his reception at main gate.
The U.S Counsel General inaugurated newly established Secretariat of Museums Association
of Pakistan (MAP) at CIIT Sahiwal Campus. The delegation was briefed about ongoing
activities and future programs of MAP.
Later, he visited Montgomery Museum at CIIT Sahiwal. He appreciated the management
of CIIT Sahiwal for establishing museum and collection of ancient antiquities in
an educational institution.
Finally, he was briefed by Prof. Dr. Abdul Waheed, Director CIIT Sahiwal about CIIT
Sahiwal, its history, academic programs, number of students and faculty members
whereas, Prof. Dr. Shahid Ahmad Rajpoot briefed him about Harappa project of COMSATS.
The Counsel General appreciated the efforts of CIIT and praised the work of Museums
Association of Pakistan (MAP). He assured all possible collaborations in the field
The delegation was presented Souvenir by Prof. Dr. Abdul Waheed, Director CIIT Sahiwal.
The above visit was made after ensuring fool proof security measures by the security
agencies and the management of CIIT Sahiwal
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