KARACHI: Dr. Sirajuddin Aziz, a renowned banker and visionary scholar has said that right from the beginning ‘Pakistan is the victim of one man leadership ‘a country needs multiple talented leaders but after passing 75 years we are still looking for the rule of law.
This was stated by him while addressing the audience at the launch of Greenwich
University School of Banking and Finance at Greenwich University, Karachi Campus, Saturday.
The School of Banking & Finance aims to nurture competent individuals, equipped to contribute to the country’s economic progress.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Sirajuddin Aziz, highlighted the importance of quality human resources and identified the gaps in our banking sector. He emphasized that the current dearth in banking and finance industry can only be mitigated through quality higher education. He lauded University’s efforts in launching the School of Banking and Finance, a pressing demand of the current era.
He said that our neighbouring country has 22 Technology schools but we are not able to establish a single institution just because of mismanagement of our resources.
GU is offering bachelor’s and master’s programs in Banking, Finance and Financial Technology. Besides this, tailor made professional development program, and corporate training for the corporate sector is on the cards while exclusive scholarships will be offered to the banking & financing professionals.
Earlier, Seema Mughal, the Vice-Chancellor of Greenwich University addressed the audience and said that the school of Banking and Finance will enhance professionalism, productivity, and capability of banking talent. We aim to transform the banking education landscape by developing relevant, practical, and innovative courses at all levels. She appreciated the sincere efforts and dedication of Dr Sirajuddin Aziz in developing the quality and experiential learning-based curriculum for the School of Banking and Finance.
The event was largely attended by the diplomatic corps including the Turkish Consulate General, senior bankers from the financial sector, representatives from various national and multinational sector companies, philanthropists and others.
The programs will start from the 2nd week of October 2022.