Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is going to hold its World Alumni Summit on October 18-19. Vice-President of India, M Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the summit as the chief guest on this occasion.
The two-day summit will commence from 10 am onwards at Kennedy Hall, AMU on October 18.
Alumni from as many as 20 countries will participate in the two-day summit. The summit will deliberate on the ways and means of placing AMU on the global educational map, the official said.
Governor of Uttar Pradesh T.V. Rajeswar, Governor of Jharkhand Sibtey Razi and chairman of National Minority Commission Shafi Qureshi will also participate in the summit.
The purpose for organising the alumni world summit is to bind a memorable reunion of alumni with AMU so as to establish a permanent AMU Alumni Foundation, as an additional facility in the University with a targeted corpus of Rs.100 crores, for the old boys to maintain links with their alma mater.
The summit will also help propagating the message of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in places and areas where it matters most, and work for the betterment of AMU and its students.