KARACHI, November 15, 2021 – The President, Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association (AMUOBA), and Chancellor, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), Jawaid Anwar laid foundation stone for the construction of the Jama e Masjid Sir Syed at the SSUET News Campus in Education City.
The event was attended by the Vice Chancellor SSUET, Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin, General Secretary AMUOBA, Muhammad Arshad Khan, Sardar Yasin Malik, Lt. General (r) Moinuddin Haider, Cmdr. Salim Siddiqui, Registrar Syed Sarfraz Ali Dean Faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aamir, Dean Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Prof. Dr. Mir Shabbar Ali, Dean, Faculty of Computing and Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Aqeel ur Rehman, Mr. Mumtaz Kazmi, Mr. Salim Chisti members of AMUOBA and alumni, faculty etc.
Laying the foundation for the mosque, Chancellor Jawaid Anwar said that mosques play important role in Islamic Society. Islamic Doctrines are incomplete without mosques. It is beyond doubts that those who take part in construction of the mosques are the Chosen Men of God. General Secretary AMUOBA, Muhammad Arshad Khand pointed out that Jama e Masjid Sir Syed will be constructed on 45600 sq. feet and around 2000 worshipers will be able to offer namaz in the Jama e Masjid Sir Syed. The Design of the mosque is of the same style as that of Aligarh Muslim University Mosque and it will be given a magnificent look matching international standards.