ISLAMABAD: Islamabad campus of Bahria University on Saturday held its 19th Convocation on at Jinnah Convention Center.
Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad State of Jammu and Kashmir graced the occasion as chief guest. Bahria University Rector conferred upon the degrees on the graduating students of PhD, MPhil, masters and undergraduate programmes.
In total, 839 degrees were conferred to the undergraduate and graduate students of Management Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Computer Sciences, Law, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Software Engineering Departments. 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 were given to students by the rector.
While addressing on the occasion, Sardar Masood Khan congratulated the graduating students on their splendid success and lauded Bahria University 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, “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 emphasising 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.