ISLAMABAD - President of International Islamic University Islamabad, Prof Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, has announced a project of residential colony for university employees, that would start next year, and to increase overtime payment up to 50 per cent.

These announcements have been made by President IIUI on the occasion of oath-taking ceremony of newly elected body of the University Staff Welfare Association (USWA). Director General (AF&P) Gulzar Ahmed Khwaja, President USWA, Ch Nazeer Ahmed and large number of staff were also present on the occasion.

Dr Al-Draiweesh, while lauding the hard work of the employees, announced increase in allowance of employees who perform duties during holidays. He reiterated that the university would be committed to solve all the problems of the employees on priority bases and all available resources would be utilized. He added that IIUI playing significant role for development of Ummah as it is not only serving Pakistan but whole Islamic World also.

President also paid high congratulations to newly elected body of USWA and its President Ch Nazeer Ahmed and showed hope that they would put sincere effort for the cause of university. Speaking on the occasion Gulzar Ahmed Khwaja assured that problems presented by USWA Secretary General would be taken care with special preferences.

He also lauded the role of Ch Nazeer for the welfare of the university staff. In his remarks on the occasion Ch. Nazeer vowed that association keep playing positive role in the development of the university. He also assured that women employees would also be provided full opportunity to play their active role in the university. In his vote of thanks Sardar Hussain, General Secretary USWA highlighted the problems of the university employees. Earlier, Gulzar Ahmed took oath to newly elected body of USWA.