World Telecommunication & Information Society Day 2015

19/05/2015 - 3:44pm

World Telecommunication & Information Society Day 2015 celebrated by Department of Telecommunication Engineering MUET Jamshoro Sindh Pakistan on 17th May 2015 in Campus

World Telecom Day

World Telecommunication & Information Society Day WTISD is an annual event of ITU (International Telecommunication Unit) is celebrated every year on 17th of May with collaboration of ITU in Department of Telecommunication Engineering of Mehran University of Engineering & technology Jamshoro, Sindh Pakistan with respect to other international ITU event celebrations around the Globe. This Mega Event provides us a unique opportunity to bring together a uniquely comprehensive audience of public and private sector Telecom players at the highest level across our country including Academia. In this respect variety of events takes place in the Department of Telecommunication Engineering MUET. This Year as well, It is an honor and privilege for the Dept. of Telecommunication Engg. MUET is to be part of ITU’s 150th celebration in conjunction with ITU with co-sponsorship by Mobilink Pakistan. The main feature of the event is a guest lecture by a very sound technical person from the industry and in this regard, we invited people from Academia and Telecommunication industry to be part of it.

The important highlighted Feature of this mega Event was that this year on 17 May annual key ITU’s 150th Celebration held in Geneva, which comprises of  video reports from other Member States and other stakeholders all over the world and is displayed during ITU’s 150thCelebration held in Geneva. Pleased to mention that a video report of Event celebrated in MUET is also broadcast as well on 17th May in Geneva’s Mega ITU Event.  

This year (2015) the event in MUET is celebrated on a very much larger scale as per ITU 150th celebration theme “Telecommunications and ICTs: drivers of innovation”.

The Event took Place in Senate Hall of Main Administration Building MUET on 1pm sharp on 17th May 2015. The worthy  Chief Guest of the Event was Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Abdul Karim Baloch of Quaid-E-Awam University of Engineering Science & Technology Nawabshah,  Sindh Pakistan and  Guest of Honor was Pro-Vice Chancellor  Engr. Prof. Dr. Hameedullah Kazi  of ISRA University Hyderabad. The Main key note speaker was senior Manager TMT Mr. Waqas Ahmad from Somsphere Islamabad  Other respectable Guests from Mobilink, Ufone, Zong, warid, Uphone, Szabist,  Social organizations & Coca Cola as well.

Proceeding of the Program is being carried by Engr. Rizwan Ali Shah senior lecturer Department of Telecom with short introduction of the Event to be celebrated with respect of  ITU’s annual theme & Main stage seating has been announced by him to start the Program respectively, Then Recitation of QURAN was done by Engr. Riyaz Soomro assistant professor in department of telecom, afterwards the worthy Dean of Faculty FEECE Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry of MUET greeted the Guests, Faculty members from FEECE (Faculty of Electrical, Electronics & Computer system Engineering) & students of Telecommunication Engineering Department with his kind welcome speech.  Then a very inspirational key note lecture with regard of this year’s ITU annual theme was being  delivered by Engr. Waqas Ahmad with open forum  Happily discussions with all audience.  Chief Guest & Key Note speaker is being decorated with Sindhi cultural gift Ajrak & Topi By Dean of Faculty FEECE Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Chief Guest, Guest of Honor, other industrial Guests from industry has been awarded with WTISD’2015 Shields as well, In the last the Chairperson of Department of Telecommunication Engineering MUET Engr. Nafeesa zaki delivered the vote of Thanks with her  kinds words for all audiences in the senate Hall, Last but not least in the end  Lunch brunch was being served to everyone humbly.

(By Engr. Rizwan Ali Shah-Lecturer Telecommunication Department MUET SINDH Pakistan)