TCF Founder visits IBA Karachi, meets Executive Director Dr. S Akbar Zaidi

July 24, 2020: Mushtaq Chhapra, founder of The Citizen's Foundation (TCF), met IBA Executive Director Dr. S Akbar Zaidi at the Institute on Friday, where they discussed various areas of collaboration between TCF and the IBA.

Mr. Chhapra also met a few TCF alumni who are currently studying at the IBA. Mr. Chhapra briefed Dr. Zaidi about the TCF Alumni Development Program (ADP), which was initiated in 2014-15 with an aim to guide TCF students to higher education opportunities through short courses executed at the IBA premises.

The IBA has been providing its academic as well as operational support to the TCF for the last five years to successfully run this program. IBA also exempts admission test fee of 120 TCF alumni, whereas every year around 50-60 IBA students do their social internships at the TCF offices, schools and colleges to support their programs and activities. This Ramazan, the IBA and TCF joined hands to set up a zakat fund to support education of the TCF alumni at the IBA.

Mr. Chhapra thanked the Executive Director for the support that the IBA management offers to TCF. Dr. Zaidi assured Mr. Chhapra of IBA's continued support and also asked the TCF alumni for their suggestions on how to foster the relationship between TCF and IBA.