Challenges can be resolved through collective wisdom, skills and comprehensive strategies: Sarwar
UET’s 25th convocation held
By Our Staff Reporter
LAHORE: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar has said the government is having the vision that every child should get the degree to brighten the name of the country, so now students have got degrees and according to the Prime Minister’s vision, they will get good job opportunities.
He said Pakistan is facing many complicated challenges which can be resolved through collective wisdom and long-term decisions with the assistance of latest skills and comprehensive strategies.
The governor admired the role of University of Engineering & Technology (UET) for producing renowned professionals and maintaining the efforts for getting more progress.
He was addressing 25th convocation of the University held at the main auditorium here on Friday.
Chairman Pakistan Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin and Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Engr Jawed Salim Qureshi were also present.
Sarwar congratulated the graduate students and advised them to work hard in every field of life so that they could participate in the economic transit of Pakistan.
At this occasion Vice Chancellor (VC), UET Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid said, ‘Universities play a vital role to build a nation on scientific base with the help of result-oriented research and other ways of learning.’
He highlighted the output of the university with important statistics in capacity building, new pedagogical techniques, laboratory and research centers, up gradation of courses, construction, expansion and memorandum of understandings with academic and industrial institutions at national and international levels. The convocation comprised under seven different faculties at least 2,263 Degrees including 19 PhD degrees, 564 M. Phil/MS degrees, and 1,680 undergraduate degrees to B.Sc. and Architecture 2018 and 71 Gold Medals were distributed among students.
Members of the syndicate, Deans of University including Prof. Dr Abdul Sattar Shakir, Prof Dr Nadeem Feroz and Prof. Dr Ghulam Abbas Anjum, Registrar Muhammad Asif, Controller Examination Muhammad Zargham Nusrat chairpersons of academic and administrative offices with a big number of students were present.
At the end of convocation, VC presented the souvenir to Governor Punjab and Chancellor of University Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, Chairman PHEC Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin and Chairman PEC Engr Jawed Salim Qureshi.