Mr. Muhammad Umer Farooq
Mr.Muhammad Umer Farooqis a graduate of Accounting from Louisiana Tech, USA and started his career as a Public Accountant in USA. He worked at prestigious multinational companies in the United States for 10 years such as Walmart, Citigroup and Subway before he returned to Pakistan to serve his country. He has held senior appointments at Riphah International University's Islamabad as the Registrar, and the Director Finance during his five year tenure at Islamabad. He was assigned the task of establishing Riphah International University's Lahore campus in 2012 and hence has been serving as the Director of Riphah Lahore since then.Under his able leadership, during 5 years, Riphah has established multiple State-of-the-art campuses in Lahore. Each campus offers a wide variety of degree programs for thousands of students from the Central and Southern Punjab regions.
I welcome you all to a wonderful journey of learning, experimenting, challenging your own boundaries and becoming of a responsible and successful human being. Alhamdulillah you have finished one part of the journey of your life where you faced many hurdles and overcame many challenges. Those challenges that seemed impossible to overcome at that time, but now are under your belt. You will now be entering another part of your life that will be more testing; yet, more rewarding. So, I would encourage you to take a moment to look back at what you have achieved to give yourself a strong desire to succeed in the future. However, don't forget to look back at your times of weaknesses and times you could have done better . So prepare yourself by removing those weaknesses and move at a faster pace towards success In sha Allah.
I also welcome you all to Riphah International University where you will be tested for your abilities to work hard, comprehend latest and innovative technologies in your field and be able to demonstrate your own set of skills and knowledge to prove that you are ready for the new journey of life that you have chosen.At Riphah, we will work hard to provide you the best learning experience while also giving you opportunities to relax and have fun. Our student services department will take you through some of the most exciting travelling and adventurous journeys through Pakistan's beautiful landscapes and test your physical fitness through sports activities.Situated in the heart of the country, and with some of the best minds in the country, Riphah will In sha Allah provide you with the best memories that will stay with you forever.
I pray to Allah (SWT) for your success in this world and the next; and pray that He makes this journey for you easier, productive and fruitful. Ameen