Mrs. Mariam Ahmed Dawood Honored at BNU
Member, BNU Board of Governors and Chairman, Dawood Foundation, Mr. Hussain Dawood and Member, Board of Trustees, Dawood Foundation, Mrs. Kulsum Dawood visited BNU on Friday, November 15, 2019. Upon arrival at the BNU Campus, Mr. & Mrs. Hussain Dawood were received by the students of Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design. They were given a tour of the campus by the Vice Chancellor, Mr. Shahid Hafiz Kardar. They also met with Dean, Prof. Rashid Rana and faculty of Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design.
Mr & Mrs. Hussain Dawood honored the loving memory of their beloved mother Mrs. Mariam Ahmed Dawood (Late) by installing her portrait at BNU's Sartaj Aziz Administration Block. Also present at the occasion were Chairperson, BNU Board of Governors, Mrs. Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri and members of the Board including Dr. Parvez Hassan, Mr. Mueen Afzal and Mr. Shahid Malik besides members of the faculty and management of BNU.
Praising and thanking the marvelous vision and courageous leadership of the Chairperson, Mrs. Nasreen Kasuri in setting up Pakistan's first Liberal Arts university in Lahore, a visibly touched Mr. Dawood said, "Institutions are made by human beings, and all we can do is to facilitate by putting up bricks and mortar...but it is the human beings that make a difference, and to come here and feel the humanity that one feels over here...this is what makes the difference." Speaking at the occasion, Chairperson, Mrs. Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri expressed her profound gratitude to Mr. & Mrs. Dawood for their generous contribution towards BNU and narrated her memory of their father. She hoped for the Dawood family to visit BNU more often.