NUST Endowment for Educational
Development (NEED) Initiative celebrated its long-term partner Mr.
Najeeb Ghouri – CEO of NetSol Technologies on receiving Sitara-i-Imtiaz for his
services to Pakistan. Owing to his philanthropic spirit and focus on uplifting
the marginalized youth, he has been supporting NUST’s development initiatives
since 2017. He is also a member Board of Trustees of NUST Trust Fund (NTF).
With the mission to build Pakistan through transformative higher
education, NUST has been enabling the brightest minds of the country to receive
world-class education irrespective of their financial limitations. Since the
launch of this initiative in 2015, more than 1800 brilliant students have been
able to pursue their dream of education with the help of 769 cause partners
from 12 countries. Over the span of these past five years, NUST has expanded
the support network through collaborations with independent philanthropists and
organisations nationally and on international platforms.
his visit to NUST, Mr. Najeeb Ghouri also signed an agreement to formalise the
establishment of three permanent endowment seats for the benefit of financially
challenged students at NUST. His delegation, including Mr. Faizan Ghouri and
Ms. Momina Mustehsan, visited National Sciences and Technology Park (NSTP) for
a detailed orientation on innovation & research infrastructure of the
university, with an aim to explore further collaborative avenues.