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February 26, 2019

Isra University confreres degrees on 386 students


February 26, 2019

Islamabad: The Isra University conferred degrees to around 386 students belonging to Medical Sciences, Electronics Engineering, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Vision Sciences and Medical Lab Technology during its 3rd convocation held at Jinnah Convention Centre, says a press release.

While talking about change, Isra University Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi said that we must get ready for globalisation, which is like the river that has burst its banks. He advised that we must learn swimming or else we will be drowned. As a parting message to the students, he said, 'Work hard to achieve your goals. I want you to become great, as we are optimistic in you. You are the leaders of tomorrow, so get yourself ready to address the challenges of the future.' He went on and reminded the students their goal as educated citizens, 'to uphold the image of your country, by letting the world know that we are a peaceful nation.'

Further in his address, he accentuated the importance of education and said that learning is a lifelong process that continues from the cradle to the grave. He urged the students to be competitive and participative in order to extend their knowledge. 'There can be no development without participation; and there can be no participation without communication, in this age of digital literacy,' he said.

On this felicitous occasion, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid Shiekh Vice Chancellor, Isra University in his address said that the main purpose of such events is not only to confer degrees on the students but also to honor those who have performed meritoriously.

In his address, he also shared the tremendous progress shown by Isra University and the various achievements made over the years. In his closing remarks, he congratulated the graduating students and expressed his good wishes for their future endeavors.

At the convocation, out of 386 graduates, 304 received degree for Bachelor in Medical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Vision Sciences, BS MLT and Nursing whereas, 34 post graduate degrees were awarded in different programs of allied medical sciences and Electrical Engineering & Electronics. In addition, 48 received degree for Bachelor Electrical Engineering & Electronics. Apart from this, two students were also conferred upon a PhD in Allied Medical Sciences.

Dr. Asadullah Kazi, chancellor Isra University, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid Shiekh, vice chancellor and Prof. Dr. Ghulamkadir Kazi, president Isra Islamic Foundation awarded medals to the outstanding students for securing positions in their relevant Faculties and Departments.

This year, Umar Bin Khatab Abbassi of MBBS programme received a gold medal, Hassan Agha received a silver medal and Syeda Fareha Zahid received bronze medal in the Faculty of Medicine & Allied Medical Sciences; and Wafa Kinaat of DPT programme, received a gold medal, Rimsha Malik, silver medal and Eisha Tir Razia received bronze medal in the Faculty of Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Muhammad Zeeshan of BE (Electrical) received a gold medal, Aqeel Ali, silver and Najaf Ali received bronze medal, Faisal Zubair of BT Hons (electrical), got gold medal, Muyhammad Adeel, silver and Ahsan Bashir received bronze medal in BT (Civil) Zafar Iqbal, gold medal, Muhammad Anees, silver and Asif Shah received bronze medal, Khawaja Sami ul Haq BT Hons (electronics), received gold medal in the Department of engineering, Mizaj ud din, a graduate of BS (Medical Lab Technology) received gold medal, Noor ul Ain received a Silver Medal and Muhammad Asif Shah received Bronze; Sheraz Pervaiz, a graduate of BS Respiratory Therapy received a Gold Medal in the Faculty of Medical Sciences; Syeda Quratulain Zahrah a graduate of BS (Vision Sciences) program and Abdul Sami BS (Audiology) program received a Gold Medal in the Department of Pakistan institute of Rehabilitation. They must hold fast to the best of the past, and do more for the best of the future, said Prof. Dr. Altalf Ali.G Shiekh, pro vice chancellor, Isra University Islamabad Campus on votes of thanks.

He thanked the dignitaries other faculty members, parents and congratulated students by who were presented in large number after that, the Chancellor declared the convocation closed.

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