Convocation: Youth urged to use skills for nation’s benefit

Published: November 19, 2017


ISLAMABAD: People graduating from universities should utilize their acquired skills for the benefit of the communities they live in besides their own well-being, said Chief of Naval Staff Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.

The successful Bahrians who completed their academic qualification were awarded degrees at the varsity’s 18th convocation held at Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad Saturday.

The Bahria University Islamabad Campus awarded in total 476 degrees to the undergraduate and graduate students of management sciences, humanities and social sciences, computer sciences, law, earth and environmental sciences, electrical engineering and software engineering departments.

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Naval Chief Admiral Abbasi conferred degrees on the graduating students and awarded 17 gold and 12 silver medals to various students who achieved top positions in their respective programmes. Nabeela Abid, Marium Fayyaz, Zarrar Saeed, Alina Hayder, Zoya Abbas Zaidi, Zainab Balqees, Ayesha Mahsud, Asif Ali, Kashmala Shahid, Maimoona Junaid, Shayan Hyder, Atif Azhar, Muhammad Waqas, Ansarul Haq, Talbia Jamil, Muhammad Raees, Hamza Iqbal received the gold medals in their respective disciplines.

Addressing the occasion, Admiral Zafar congratulated the graduating students on their splendid success and appreciated the role of Bahria University for contributing in strengthening human resource of the country. “You are about to embark on your own extraordinary journeys and shape your own adventures.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 19th, 2017.

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