Noted entrepreneur and AMU alumnus, Frank F Islam, Chairman and CEO of FI Investment Group, USA and his wife Debbie Driesman on Friday laid the foundation stone of Frank and Debbi Islam Management Complex to be built near Sir Syed House inside the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus.
At a press conference following the foundation stone laying ceremony, Frank Islam showered praise on his alma mater and said that he is in AMU because of a common commitment and a shared belief with the rest of the AMU community.
“Without AMU, I would not have been where I am today,” Frank Islam said while stating that his donation of US$ 2 million to build the new School of Management Complex and endow a ‘Chair for entrepreneurship and innovation at AMU’ is his way of paying back to AMU.
He added that Sir Syed Ahmad Khan once said that ‘from the seed which we sow today there may spring up a mighty tree’ and with the quote, Islam assured the gathering that this Management Complex will one day become that tree and its branches will spread everywhere.
Islam said that this is a kind of university we can build and expand together and one day the students of this Management Complex will be future leaders. “However, all of this was not possible without the support and determination of AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd)”, he said. Read More