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KEMU holds third convocation

Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa praised King Edward Medical University (KEMU) for providing the world with physicians who have brought laurels to the country. He was addressing the KEMU graduates on the varsity’s third convocation. Khosa said that the KEMU graduates served the world with zeal and had been Pakistan’s ambassadors over a long time. He was happy that the institution completed its 150 years, during which time it arranged a number of academic activities. He lauded the research abilities of the institution’s faculty.
He said it was heartening to know that the university had launched its own research program. The governor said that updating the MBBS curriculum, revamping the examination system and the training programs for MPhil and PhD, MD, MS and BSc allied health sciences were commendable steps. He said the government would support the university in every possible way. The governor appreciated the efforts of the graduates, especially the medal winners and distinction holders.
He said that the graduates should be proud that they achieved a degree to serve the ailing humanity and urged them to follow in the footsteps of their predecessors. KEMU acting Vice Chancellor Professor Asad Aslam highlighted various ongoing projects in the university. He said there were more than 3,000 students enrolled in the university in various disciplines and demanded resources to run the affairs of the varsity.
He highlighted that the university planned to generate its own resources. He narrated the history of the KEMU and paid tribute to all the principals over the years. Graduates from 1998 to 2006 batches, supplementary examination holders of 2009 and graduates of 2010 were awarded degrees and medals in the convocation. KEMU registrar Dr Fareed A Khan took oath from undergraduates, while Professor Waseem Yousaf took oath from postgraduates. Nearly 16 graduates were given medals.

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