A MoU between DHA Karachi (Defence Housing Authority) and Institute of Business Administration (IBA) for establishment of a new IBA Campus at DHA City Karachi (DCK) was signed on 8th March 2016. Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar, Corps Commander was the chief guest of the function while Dean & Director IBA, Dr Ishrat Hussain and Administrator DHA Brigadier Zubair Ahmed were also present on the occasion.
Corps Commander while commended the intiative of IBA to establish its new Campus in DCK said it will help in promotion of quality education.
Dr. Ishrat Hussain in his address thanked Pakistan Army and the administration of DHA Karachi for its cooperation in realizing the project of establishing a new IBA campus in DCK. He said that promotion of quality education was pivotal for progress of the nation. He reiterated that IBA was committed to produce dynamic and forward looking leaders who can produce innovative and creative solutions to address the pressing needs of the country. He added that the new IBA Campus in DCK would harness and nurture the best talent from the country and equip them with a renewed confidence and intellectual curiosity of professional dynamism.
Administrator of DHA Brig Zubair in his address said that DHA accords highest priority to promotion of education as a tangible measure to bring socio-economic development of society. He elaborated that DHA is establishing a dedicated Education District in DCK which will be spread over 103 acres of land where five nationally and internationally renowned educational institutions will establish their campuses.
A large number of people from all walks of life including notables, office bearers of DHA residents associations, educationists, investors, DHA and IBA officials attended the ceremony.