Foundation for Advancement of Sciences and Technology (FAST) University, on Saturday, awarded degrees to 260 graduates.
A former president of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Qaisar Ahmed Sheikh, now a member of FAST board of directors, handed MS, MBA and BS degrees to 130 students during the morning ceremony. Another 130 students were awarded degrees upon completing bachelor of business administration (BBA) and BS computer science during the evening session.
Top graduates were also awarded the bronze, silver and the gold medal by Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh.
Speaking during the event, Qaisar Sheikh said an effective leadership is needed to improve its image among other nations.”Recounting his term as KCCI president, Shaikh said during 1970s he saw industrialists’ and traders’ comprising Chinese delegations being trained by the Pakistani chambers of commerce. Some of those delegates had a huge role China’s emergence as a global economic power. FAST directors Dr Amir Muhammad and Dr Arshad Hussain were the chief guests during the evening ceremony.
Addressing the session, Arshad Hussain, another FAST director said, the varsity had introduced demand-driven and market-oriented courses.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 8th, 2010.
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