Lahore, April 30, 2019 (PPI-OT): Queen Mary College Lahore held its 25th Convocation Ceremony on 30th April, 2019. The chief guest for the ceremony was the Provincial Minister of Punjab for Higher Education and Tourism, Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfraz. Principal Queen Mary College, Dr, Irfana Maryam welcomed all guests and presented the annual report of the college. Addressing the students, Chief Guest of the Ceremony, Raja Sarfraz Humayun encouraged the students and appreciated the efforts of the college. He said that for the economic development of the country high quality of the curriculum, teachers and the students combined, plays a great role.
He added that Queen Mary College takes pride in its great tradition and the students who pass out from here truly deserve praise. While addressing the students he said that they are an asset for the bright future of the country. He extended his hopes of them being leaders for the coming generations and laying strong foundations for a prosperous Pakistan. While addressing the ceremony, College principal said that the progress and development of any country depends on the education of its women. In a developing country like Pakistan, participation of women is pivotal for the social and economic development of the country.
In today’s world the role of women in the economic, political and moral development of the society, cannot be undermined and that education lays the foundation for that development. In the ceremony degrees were conferred to 463 students of BA, B.Sc., BS Hons. And MA. Moreover medals were awarded to distinction holders among which 57 students received Gold medals, 51students received Silver medals and rolls of honor were awarded to at least 343 students. Concluding the ceremony the Principal, Dr. Irfana Mrayam presented honorary shields to the chief guest and guest of honor.
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