The Convocation 2017 for the Foundation University Medical College was held at the University Auditorium on Thursday. Lt Gen Syed Zamir Ul Hassan Shah. HI(M) (Retd), the Secretary Defence, Ministry of Defence and Chancellor, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) was the chief guest.
As many as 155 MBBS graduates were awarded degrees by the Secretary Defence. The chief guest also awarded 6 gold medals, 5 silver medals and 54 merit certificates. The award for best graduating student was clinched by Dr. Anusha Pervaiz.
In his welcome address, Rector Foundation University Islamabad highlighted the progress and academic excellence FUI has achieved in the past years. He said, “Foundation University Islamabad has been ranked as Category “W4” (the highest academic rating category) by the Higher Education Commission.
The chief guest, in his address, said that that since its inception the Foundation University has progressed at a remarkable pace. A very committed and dedicated team of professional faculty and management through sheer selfless hard work and focused approach has set a very high standard of academic as well as administrative excellence in a relatively short span of time. While acknowledging the dedicated endeavours of the Foundation University Islamabad Campus in the field of medical education, he said, Foundation University Medical College has earned a very respectable place in the medical educational fraternity both at national and international levels.
The Chancellor FUI advised the graduating students that they must not consider this success as the accomplishment of their goals. This achievement only marks beginning of a persistent endeavour to learn and contribute for the service of humanity in general and the Nation in particular.