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Date : 21-05-2024

South Campus Observes One-Day State Mourning as a mark of respect to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Varsity’s South Campus, Anantnag on Tuesday observed a one-day national mourning as a mark of respect to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Excellency, Ebrahim Raisi and the Foreign Minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian who tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash. 
The campus fraternity came together to honor their memory and reflect on their significant contributions to international diplomacy.
As a part of the national mourning, the National Flag at South Campus, Anantnag was flown at half-mast, symbolizing the deep respect and sorrow felt by the South Campus fraternity.
A grand condolence meeting was held on the occassion to pay tribute to the late President and Foreign Minister. 
The event saw participation from faculty, staff, and students. Prayers were offered for the departed souls, and a minute of silence was observed. The participants expressed their grief and solidarity with the people of Iran.
During the meeting, Director, South Campus, Prof. Raies Ahmad Qadri, highlighted the pivotal role played by the Iranian President and Foreign Minister in fostering and maintaining strong diplomatic ties between Iran and India.
He lauded their efforts in promoting peaceful international relations and their commitment to enhancing cooperation between the two nations, Prof. Qadri said
Dr. Abid Hussain, Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Sciences, glorified the contributions of the departed souls in bridging the bilateral relations with the India.
The event was coordinated by Tausif Ahmad Bhat, NSS, Programme Officer. He remembered the dignitaries contributions to global peace and friendship.