MOU Signing Between FJWU and US Embassy to Renew Partnership

Rawalpindi: Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in collaboration with US embassy held MOU signing Ceremony and Celebrated 11th anniversary of Susan B Anthony Reading Room (SBARR) in its library here on Thursday.

US Embassy Counselor for Public Affairs Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald and Ms. Linda Parker and Prof. Dr. Azra Yasmin signed a Memorandum of Understanding to renew the partnership with the Susan B. Anthony Reading Room in a ceremony at the university.

During the ceremony, Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald expressed his appreciation for the opportunities to build exchanges and research capabilities with U.S. academic institutions that the Embassy has helped foster through the reading room. Also he talked about the importance and value that women bring to society and the workforce and lauded Fatima Jinnah Women University and SBARR for their positive impact on education in Pakistan.

On the 11th anniversary of Susan B Anthony Reading Room (SBARR) Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald planted tree in university and also cake cutting ceremony held.

Susan B. Anthony Reading Room’s Friends of the Corner volunteer program also provides students with opportunities to enhance their learning experience and position them for professional careers.  During the visit, Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald and Ms. Linda Parker also congratulated a graduating group of volunteers for their contributions and commitment.

At the end Prof. Dr. Azra Yasmin presented souvenirs to Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald and Ms. Linda Parker and said “our university is proud to host such a popular place that reflects the sustained collaboration between the FJWU and the US Embassy.


Prof. Dr. Uzaira Rafique presenting souvenir to Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald.


Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald spoken at the occasion.


Cake cutting on 11 anniversary of Susan B Anthony Reading Room (SBARR).


Tree plantation on 11 anniversary of Susan B Anthony Reading Room (SBARR).


Group photo at the end of MOU ceremony.