9TH Convocation Ceremony of Bahria University Health Sciences Campus (BUHSC) Karachi was held on 13th May, 2023 at Ibn-e-Sina Auditorium, BUHSC. There were two sessions of the convocation,chaired by Rector Bahria University Vice Admiral (R) Asif KhaliqHI(M).The ceremony was also attended bysenior officials from Pakistan Navy, Registrar Bahria University and notables from medical, dental and allied health sciences fraternity.
Vice Admiral (R) Ather Mukhtar HI(M), Director GeneralBUHSC, Karachi gave his welcome address in which he expressed his immense pleasure and satisfaction that in a short span, Bahria University Health Sciences Campus has grown into one of the most prestigious institute of the country. He also appreciated the initiation of PhD program in Health Sciences.
After the Welcome Address in each sessiondegrees were conferred by the Chief Guestfollowed by Oath Taking Ceremony performed byMajor General (R) Shehla Baqai HI (M),Dean Health Sciences & Principal Medical College.Subsequently, certificates of merit and medals were awarded to the position holders. A total of 291graduates were conferred degrees of MPhil, MBBS, BDS, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Nursing(BS), and Medical Lab Technology (MLT).
While addressing the audience, Chief Guest, Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (R) Asif KhaliqHI(M) congratulated the students, parents and faculty on their diligence and commendable performance.
He further emphasized that convocation marks the entering of graduates into the practical lives. It is the time to return what you have received and deliver the benefits of your knowledge to the community and nation. He expected that graduates will embark upon their professional careers and will remain focused on the golden rules of ethics.
He further added that the young graduates must present themselves in a manner that would uphold the traditions of their noble profession and bring good name to their institution and country, by serving humanity to the best of their abilities.At the end, Vice Admiral (R) Ather MukhtarHI(M), Director GeneralBahria University Health Sciences Campus, presented the Convocation Souvenir to the Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (R) Asif Khaliq HI(M) as a token of appreciation for gracing the occasion with his presence.