ISLAMABAD, DEC 31 – Degrees, gold medals and awards were conferred upon as many as 210 graduates in the 4th STMU Convocation held at the Jinnah Convention Center, Islamabad.
The ceremony was marked with deep appreciation from teachers, parents, and friends, high motivation by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Mohammad Iqbal, catching eye of the corporate and Educational Sector, patronage by the Chancellor, Dr Manzoor H. Qazi and best wishes for the future.
Legendary nuclear scientist and national hero Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was the Chief Guest of the Convocation while Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC was also present as Guest of Honor.
Addressing the Convocation, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan said that it was a matter of immense pleasure for him to be at STMU.
He said that the soil of Pakistan is ideal for the dreamers who wished to find the interpretation of their dreams with skills such as positive thinking and hard work.
He laid stress on the graduates to support the vision that aimed at placing Pakistan among top of the world in terms of education.
Earlier, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University (STMU) conferred degrees to 97 MBBS, 43 Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN),43 Bachelors of Science in Nursing Post-RN Students, 20 Associate of Science in Medical Technology and 7 MBA students and the brilliant students Dr Marvi Manzoor Bukhari and Dr Avais Raja were awarded with the ‘Gold Medal Award’ for showing outstanding performance in all years of their studies. Besides, Ms. Sidera Sana from Shifa College of Nursing (SCN) secured first position in nursing examination.
Five students of MBBS received gold medals for their outstanding academic performance. One Gold and one silver medal was also awarded to Bachelor of Science in Nursing ,One Gold and one silver medal to Post-RN students, three in Master of Business Administration and two in Associate of Science in Medical Technology.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Mohammad Iqbal in his inaugural speech, welcomed the guests and congratulated the graduates and their parents.
He said that STMU had started its journey of knowledge in 2012 and today it has made a name for itself because of its groundbreaking research in Healthcare and quality education.
The Vice Chancellor mentioned successful range of various Activities held at the University premises on the themes of Medical Healthcare Facilities along with nursing care, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Medical Technology. He emphasized the graduates not to stop the process of learning throughout their lives.