ISLAMABAD,(Parliament Times):On 17th March (Thursday); Degree awarding ceremony of Iqra University Islamabad campus was held at the H-9 campus where Degrees, Gold Medals and Awards were conferred upon as many as 598 graduates of the university. The ceremony was marked with deep appreciation from teachers and parents.
The Minister for Defense Production Ms. Zubaida Jalal Khan was the Chief Guest of the degree awarding ceremony while the officials of Iqra University Chancellor Mr. Hunaid Hussain Lakhani, Vice Chancellor Dr. Waseem Qazi, Project Director Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Khan and Vice President Dr. Muhammad Islam were also present on the occasion. Students from different departments including Fashion and Design, Social Science, Computing and Technology and Electronic Engineering received their degrees. Bachelors, Masters and PhD’s degrees were awarded out of which 59 were Gold medalist. At the end of the convocation, the Minister for Defense Production Zubaida Jalal addressed the congregation and congratulated the students and their parents. She referred to those students as future leaders of Pakistan and change agents for a better future of Pakistan and appreciated the efforts of the Iqra university for providing the high quality education in Pakistan.
In the second half of the ceremony Mr. Amer Ahmed Hashmi Chairman special technology zone authority addressed the ceremony where he pressed on the advancement of technology sector in Pakistan and encouraged the students to compete in the race of technology. He also congratulated the university for completing the milestone of 30,000 women graduates since Iqra University’s inception.