Dr. Zafarullah Chowdhary a well known health activist from Bangladesh paid a visit to SIUT. Dr. Chowdhury is setting up a field hospital in his country for refugees. He accompanied by Professor Anwar Naqvi, Professor Naqi Zafar went round the various section of SIUT and held a meeting with the other members of clinical team. Lauding the services of SIUT the visiting doctor totally endorsed the philosophy of SIUT and said the services which SIUT is providing is an example to emulate. He exchanged views with the faculty members and explored the possibility of entering into collaboration between the two institutions. During his visit he also met prominent social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi. Both Dr Chowdhury and Sattar Edhi had received Magsaysay Award in 1985. Edhi Sahib visits SIUT regularly for his dialysis session.