IBA Karachi and Sumitomo Corporation ink an MoU to facilitate meritorious students

May 16, 2022: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi and the Sumitomo Corporation signed an MoU to financially support aspirational students in their academic journey. The agreement was signed by Executive Director, IBA Karachi, Dr. S Akbar Zaidi and General Manager, Pakistan Office, Sumitomo Corporation Asia & Oceania Pte Ltd, Mr. Kazuteru Mihara on behalf of Sumitomo Corporation.

Participants included, Mr. Shahzad Ali, Assistant General Manager, Sumitomo Corporation Asia & Oceania Pte Ltd and Ms. Malahat Awan, Director, Alumni Communications and Resource Mobilization (ARC), IBA. The objective of this agreement is to nurture and foster the education of capable young leaders attending the Institute, who shall be entrusted with the future of Pakistan. The corporation will support 3 MBA students each year. The selected students will receive individual grants to cover their tuition fees.

Sumitomo Corporation is one of the largest global general trading companies, working towards making education accessible for deserving and ambitious students. This MoU will create opportunities for local students to attain the financial support needed to pursue their educational goals.