Islamabad, April 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): Bahria University Islamabad Campus held its 19th Convocation on 28th April 2018 at Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad. Mr. Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad State of Jammu and Kashmir graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Rector Bahria University conferred upon the degrees on the graduating students of Ph.D, MPhil, Masters and Undergraduate programs.
In total 839 degrees were conferred to the Undergraduate and Graduate students of Management Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Computer Sciences, Law, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Software Engineering Departments. Mr. Sardar Masood Khan awarded 23 Gold and 20 Silver medals, degrees and certificates to various students who achieved top positions in their respective programs. Before award of medals, degrees to other undergraduate students were awarded DG Campus Bahria University and to MPhil, MS and MBA students by Rector Bahria University.
While addressing on the occasion, Mr. Sardar Masood Khan congratulated the graduating students on their splendid success and lauded Bahria University Islamabad Campus for providing exceptional knowledge skills to the graduated students in their respective disciplines enabling them to lead a professionally rewarding life. He appreciated the role of Bahria University for contributing in strengthening human resource of the country.
While addressing to the students, the Chief Guest said that “You are about to embark on your own extraordinary journeys and shape your own adventures. Your hard work has paid off. Those pressured times of examinations are now all behind you. The real work however has only just begun. I am confident that Bahria University has equipped you to deal with these challenges”.
He appreciated the efforts of University management for emphasizing on skills development of the students that will make Bahria University an attractive institution for teaching and learning. He encouraged the graduating students by advising them to be original, creative and to follow their passion and dreams; urging the academia to contribute something of value to the society.
Earlier in his welcome address Rector Bahria University Vice Admiral (R) Muhammad Shafiq HI (M) expressed his gratitude to Mr. Sardar Masood Khan for his presence in the convocation. He further added that we at Bahria University have done our best to equip our students with necessary institutional tools, fundamental principles of conducting scholastic enquiry, training for communication and interpersonal skills and above all the guidance to conduct well in life.
He acknowledged particularly the role of HEC, Punjab Government and other organizations for sponsoring number of scholarships for Students of Bahria University as they are helping to provide an opportunity to students coming from low income background to pursue quality education. In the end, Rector Bahria University congratulated the students and their parents, wishing them a prosperous future and also appreciated the students winning medals in recognition of their outstanding performance.
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