Twitteratis tweeted their views, mostly revolving around castigation of the KU, and questioned the varsity move for inviting Ms Ali as the guest of honour.
The supermodel was invited by the Department of Public Administration to inaugurate a joint venture of two students of the department meant to help disabled people by donating a certain amount of percentage from their profits.
Fury on social media
a culture which allows money launderers as guest lecturers & presidents, is spiritually dead.
— salman ahmad (@sufisal) August 20, 2015
— EngrNasirJamal (@EngrNasirJamal) August 20, 2015
Ayyan Ali lecturing Karachi University on what, Money Laundering? KU has serious ties with politicians and their toys.
— Salman Memon (@SalmanHyderMe) August 20, 2015
— Bhai Ahsan (@ahsance10) August 20, 2015
Yet another day of shame for #Karachi University. After RehmanMalik honorary degree, now AyyanAli visits KU as a CHIEF guest !
— Arsalan Taj Ghumman (@ArsalanGhumman) August 20, 2015
culprits like ayyan ali are visiting UoK.. what a shame.
— Sadia (@Sandoooz) August 20, 2015
HAHA! Why on earth was Ayyan Ali invited to a university. — رانا محمّد عثمان (@rana_usman) August 20, 2015
— Tariq Sohail (@DrTariqsohail) August 20, 2015
So Ayyan Ali is in Karachi University As a Guest Lecturer. Is sai acha Abid Pan wala from our street tha — Faisal Khattak (@metalheadjunkie) August 20, 2015
Ayyan Ali went to Karachi University as a Chief Guest, Oh Come On Pakistan. A real Convict will Now give lectures on morality.
— Afraz Ahmad (@Im_Afraz) August 20, 2015
— Pyar Ali Amir Ali (@pyarali7) August 20, 2015
Ayyan Ali went to Karachi University as a Chief Guest, Oh Come On Pakistan. A real Convict will Now give lectures on morality. — Afraz Ahmad (@Im_Afraz) August 20, 2015
@javeednusrat so rightly said,Pity our media concern& investigation limited to counting politician security and ayyan Ali. Sensationalism
— Arbab SK (@arbabS_) August 20, 2015
Ayyan Ali at Karachi University as guest of honour at Dept of public administration on Women’s empowerment. YE KYA BHAI… ye konsi emp hai — Chup Bae (@jibransiddiqui) August 20, 2015
Ayyan Ali, said in her Facebook post, “They invited me as the Chief Guest to do the inauguration for this amazing social cause. After my team did some research on ChipsNDips we all were truly impressed with their activities so far because at this young age they are studying, working and helping out needy people which is definitely not an easy task to do.”
In a veiled message without mentioning the money laundering case she was embroiled in, Ali urged the students that “they should not create their perception about anything on the basis of rumors they should inquire the real facts and then move forward with their vision.”
She was also awarded an ‘Appreciation Shield’ at the end of the ceremony.
The supermodel was arrested at Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International Airport on March 14 on charges of money laundering after being caught with over half a million dollars by customs officials.
She was released from the jail after 122 days on bail.