US Embassy Team Visits GCUF

A three-member team of US Embassy Islamabad headed by Information Resource Officer Caryn Anderson visited the Government College University Faisalabad and called on GCUF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zakir Hussain. They discussed feasibility of setting up Lincoln Coroner at the University Main Library. The corner will consist of books of arts and culture, agriculture, science and technology, literature, biographies and other valuable reading material, electronic library and video conference.

Prof Dr Zakir Husain said that the university was committed to promoting the culture of book reading among the youngsters. Keeping in view, the university has set up Allama Iqbal, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Sultan Bahu and Ghalib’s corners at its main library after renovation. He said that university has emerged sixth best university of the country in the ranking of Higher Education Commission. He said that two year ago the university was bearing the deficit of 150 million but now we are having around 500 million.

Caryn Anderson said that the establishment of Lincoln Corner at GCUF would pave the ways to enhance the ties and information sharing about modern knowledge. Prof Dr Tahir briefed Caryn Anderson about the curriculum activities of the varsities. The delegation also visited the main library and the under construction library being set up at the Emerging Science Block.