January 26, 2023

Karachi, August 26, 2022- The Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) and the Mindstorm studios, a leading gaming studio in Pakistan, will jointly work for promotion of game development industry in the country. In this respect Dr. Aamir Iqbal Umrani, Director ORIC, SMIU and Mr. Yasser Awan, Director, Mindstorm Studios signed MoU on Thursday at Board Room of I.T. Tower of SMIU.

Both the organizations agreed upon to promote Industry-Academia linkages and encourage game development talent in Pakistan.

Spokesperson of SMIUIt said that the MoU will be operationalized at SMIU with the mutual efforts of both the institutions.

The MoU stated that both organizations will create exposure opportunities for students and strengthen their connection with professional game development industry.
Dr. Aamir Iqbal Umrani, Director ORIC said that this kind of cooperation between SMIU and Mindstorm Studios will surely pave the way for those students who are interested in the field of game development. He further said it will be the first opportunity for students in a university, to connect them with the field of game development to compete with the rest of the world.
Dr. Abdul Hafeez Khan, Adviser to Vice Chancellor SMIU on Academic Affairs, Dr. Aftab Ahmed Shaikh, Dean Faculty of I.T, Ms. Saima Sipy Nagaraj, Lecturer Department of Software Engineering and Ms. Fareeha Akhtar, Manager Operations at Mindstorm Studios also attended the ceremony.