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9th Convocation of Virtual University held in Karachi
Published On:  Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Virtual University of Pakistan commemorated 9th convocation for its students from Sindh at Regent Plaza Hotel, Main Shahra-e-Faisal Karachi on February 28, 2018.

As many as 437 students were conferred degrees for the successful completion of various degree programs. Furthermore, 8 Gold Medals and 15 Merit Certificates were also awarded to outstanding graduates. An audience included proud parents, members of faculty, eminent personalities from academia, corporate and public sector attended the event.

In his welcome address, Dr. Naveed A. Malik, Rector Virtual University of Pakistan, congratulated students, their parents, and wished them a prosperous future. He admired the students honored with gold medals and merit certificates for their dedication and outstanding achievements in their academic career.

Dr. Naveed A. Malik highlighted the achievements of Virtual University, its leading role in delivering information and communication technology based education and contribution in the provision of quality education even to the remotest areas of the country.

Former Chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman, was the Chief Guest at the Convocation. The chief guest emphasized the importance of higher education and the significance of research and development for the progress of the country. He said that Virtual University has a distinctly reputed place in the list of top national universities.  He advised the students to contribute towards scientific and technological development of the country through their ability, dignity, determination and commitment.

Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman, along with Dr. Naveed A. Malik distributed awards to the high achievers to celebrate dedication in their respective disciplines. 

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