Aga Khan University convocation held in Karachi

By Rahim Khan

Karachi, November 13: The Aga Khan University held its annual convocation ceremony at AKU main campus today, where students from Institute for Educational Development (IED), School of Nursing (SON) and medical college were conferred with degrees.

Minister of Health Khushnud Lashari, chief guest of the morning ceremony, praised the contribution of His Highness the Aga Khan and the AKDN institution including AKU, for betterment of Pakistan. Earlier, Feroz Rasul, President AKU, address the gathering and stressed on the graduates to perform their critical role at the masses level. He asked the students to play leadership roles in their fields of specialization.

Twenty one students successfully completed their M.Ed degrees from AKU’s Institute of Educational Development (IED). Out of the 21 IED grauates five, Husain Bahadur, Sher Aziz, Ghumburi Shah (Ghizer), Salma Jan (Hunza) and Yaqoob (Nagar) belong to Gilgit – Baltistan while Salma Ali and Gul Farzana hail from Chitral.

From the School of Nursing 162 students successfully completed their studies in different faculties including Master of Science in Nursing, Post-RN Bachelor of science in Nursing and Diploma in General Nursing. Twelve of the SON grads belonged to Gilgit – Baltistan.

Ninety seven students graduated with a degree MBBS, 19 in Master in Bioethics, 10 in MSc – Health Policy & Management, 9 MSC -Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and 5 in MSc – Clinical Research.

A large number of people,including government officials and parents of the graduating students participated in the convocation.


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2 Responses to Aga Khan University convocation held in Karachi

  1. M hassan waziri says:

    I would like to congratulate from the deep trenches of my heart to the students who recently graduated from IED and AKU. I especially congratulate my elder brother Mr Muhammad Yaqoob Waziri on his successful completion of his studies from IED. I deem it wise to request these brilliant graduates that they must serve the region with full devotion and zeal.

  2. Mr. Toojik says:

    —-CONGRATULATION TO ALL THE GREAT PERSONALITIES BEING ALUMENI OF AKU. SPECIALLY THE FEMAIL WHOM NOW HAS A GREAT RESPONSIBILITIES TO PLAY IN SOCIETY.
    AS USUAL MY SPECIAL WISHES ARE FOR ALL OF U, TO BE SUCCESS IN UR MISSIONS

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