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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Silver Jubilee of International Islamic University, Islamabad

December 15, 2010

Salient Features

Size of stamp: 60 x 30.5mm
Size of print: 60 x 30.5mm
Sheet contents: (7 x 13) 91 Stamps
Perforation: 13C
Denomination: Rs.8/-
Colours: Multi Colours
Printing Technology: Lithography (Offset)
Format: Horizontal
Paper: 100 GSM W/M Gummed Paper
Quantity: 0.5 Million
Designer: Faizi Ameer
Printer: Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, Karachi

The International Islamic University was established in 1980. It was conferred the International status in 1985 through an Ordinance No. xxx of 1985. The International Islamic University is a unique institution of higher learning, which integrates the two parallel streams of religious and common education systems prevailing in the Muslim world. It provides a system based on universal Islamic principles capable of responding to present day needs and requirements. Besides other functions one of the important roles of the University is to provide technical education to prepare middle and higher level manpower for local as well as International markets.

The aim and objectives of the International Islamic University are:-
* To provide for all-round and harmonious development of individuals and society,
* To reconstruct human thought in all its forms on the foundation of Islam,
* To develop Islamic character and personality among the students, teachers and the supporting staff in the University,
* To encourage and promote education, training and research in Islamic learning, social, natural, applied and communication sciences,
and other branches of knowledge,
* To take practical steps for the ideological, moral, intellectual, economics and technological development through ideas and principles
in accordance with the norms of Islam and take necessary steps for developing practical solutions of contemporary problems.

At present the University has 09 faculties having more than 20,000 students at its role out of which 6500 are female students. University provides pick & drop facilities to its students within twin cities ranging from Taxila to Rawat. It also provides medical facilities to male and female students through its two medical centre at Male and Female Campuses. Hostel facilities to 2300 male and 1600 female students are also being provided by the University.

On the occasion of Silver Jubilee of International Islamic University, Islamabad Pakistan Post is issuing a Commemorative Postage Stamp of Rs.8/= denomination on December 15, 2010.