IIUI holds seminar on career counselling and personality development 

Islamabad, November 08, 2022 (PPI-OT):International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) organized a seminar on “career counselling and personality development” on Tuesday at the new campus of the university. The seminar was organized by Offices of Students Advisor and Protocol and Public Relations. The seminar was part of the Allama Iqbal Week activities organized by university you pay homage to national hero.

The seminar was addressed by Dr. Aamir Tuaseen, a renowned scholar, educationist, member of the Board of the Governors of IIUI, DG Majlis e Ilmi Foundation, member National Rahmatul-lil-Alameen Authority and also former Chairman Madrassa Board. He has won the award of best National Seerah Article for 8 times

Addressing the seminar, Dr. Aamir Tuaseen opined that without proper career counselling, the country would continue to face a shortage of required, trained professionals. He also discussed issues prevalent in the society that damage the personality development.

He called for provision of guidance and counselling to students at school-level regarding their future planning and taking up of any suitable profession.

Defining the role of career counsellors, Dr. Aamir said it often happens that few teachers are not best at career counselling as it requires proper training and the person must be a qualified career counsellors. Dr. Aamir pointed that it is a dire need that personality development must be part of the syllabus and dedicated officials and centers must be initiated in the organizations to work on this important cause.

Dr. Aamir shared his life experiences and observations as well as he discussed the dichotomy persistent in the educational system adding that Madaris must be brought into main stream with meaningful reforms.

He also discussed common issues of youth due to lack of career counselling and absence of the opportunities of personality development.

The seminar was also attended by Students Advisor Dr. Rizwan Aftab, Provost Dr. Abrar Anvers, Incharge Protocol and Public Relations Nasir Farid and a large number of students.

Dr. Abrar Anvers termed the seminar vital for youth adding that it was a comprehensive speech of Dr. Aamir Tuaseen in which he discussed fault lines and also gave solutions.

Dr. Rizwan Aftab also thanked the guest speaker for sparing time and vowed to continue such activities in future.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations,
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)
Room No.118, Admin Block, New Campus,
H-10 Sector, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9019249
Fax: +92-51-9257909
Email: iiuipublicrelations@iiu.edu.pk
Website: www.iiu.edu.pk

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