SINDH CM MURAD AWARDS DEGREES TO 383 STUDENTS AT 14TH ZU CONVOCATION-2017
Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah awarded 383 degrees to the graduating students in various disciplines and awarded Sir Ziauddin Ahmed Academic Excellence gold medals to the nine top position holders at 14th Convocation of Ziauddin University as Chief Guest at Expo Center Karachi on 20th April.
He said, as we march towards becoming a developed nation, your role as youth of the country, become increasingly important. He expressed full confidence and advised the students that all of you will strive hard not only to achieve your goals but also make this country a better living place.
The medal recipients included Muhammad Shariq (Dental Surgery), Taliya Karim (Bio Medical), Mirza Omer Baig (Media Sciences), Aiesha (Medical Technology), Zinnia Mohsin (Speech Language Therapy), Hina Murad (Generic), Zoya Jabeen (Physical Therapy), Hareem Arif (MBBS) and Urooj Sheikh (Pharm.D).
Murad Ali Shah congratulated the graduating students and their families. He acknowledged their success by stating that their accomplishment should be a source of pride not only to them but also to their university and indeed the country. The spirit that has inspired their achievements illustrates their dynamism, vitality and enthusiasm and we all are inspired by their success. Syed Murad Ail Shah complimenting the pioneers of Ziauddin University stated that the type of quality education provided by Ziauddin University in various professional fields is highly commendable. Dr. Sir Ziauddin Ahmed’s daughter Dr. Aijaz Fatima, her husband Dr. Tajammul Hussain (Late), Dr Asim Hussain and their family deserve all commendation for establishing Ziauddin University and state of art hospitals to perpetuate the memory of the great champion.
The Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission, congratulated the recipients of degrees and praised the efforts of Ziauddin University and its faculty for training students at par with international standards.
Dr. Asim Hussain, the Chancellor of Ziauddin University in his message on the occasion said that today is the moment to celebrate and honor the effort and accomplishment of our students and those who have taught and nourished them. I wish and hope that you will carry forward the legacy of Ziauddin University, and succeed in your future endeavors. “I invite you to continue your association with Ziauddin to which you have devoted so much time, hard work and energy”, he addressed students.
Dr Asim Hussain congratulated the parents for what they have contributed to their children’s education, and also congratulated the degree holders for working hard to enhance their academic skills and leadership qualities.
Earlier, Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor of Ziauddin University in his welcome address informed that at this Convocation 383 students will be conferred degrees. Since the inception of Ziauddin University more than 2,000 students have graduated and were doing well in serving the nation and abroad. All the academic programs of Ziauddin University are accredited by the respective professional accrediting bodies and by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
Report by: Nasir Mahmood
Photos by: Sultan Soomro