Governor distributes degrees, medals among graduates

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Haji Ghulam Ali

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Haji Ghulam Ali on Tuesday said that there is no lack of talent in our children despite being poor and indigent. According to the Constitution of Pakistan, education and health is the fundamental right of every citizen, and the deliverance of these rights is the responsibility of the government.

Considering the poverty of the province and to provide equal opportunities for higher education to poor children, steps will be taken to reduce university fees by up to 30 per cent. It is my mission and goal to provide equal opportunities for education to the poor and needy students; he was addressing the 6th convocation of Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar as a chief guest.

While on this occasion University Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Zia ul Haq, Secretary of Higher Education Department Muhammad Daud Khan, Health Secretary Amir Sultan Tareen, Surgeon General of Pakistan Army Lt. General Dr Nigar Johar, the vice chancellor of the University of Peshawar Prof. Dr Muhammad Idrees, Registrar of KMU Prof. Dr Muhammad Salim Gandapur, former vice-chancellors of KMU Prof. Dr Muhammad Daud Khan, Prof. Dr Muhammad Hafeezullah, deans of various faculties, faculty, heads of various institutions, admin officers, students, and their parents were also present in large numbers.

Haji Ghulam Ali said that on this important occasion, I would like to congratulate the new graduates of PhD scholars, MPhil, Masters, MBBS, BDS, and allied health sciences, gold medalists, and especially their proud parents. He said that I am very happy that KMU is providing quality professional education in all fields from bachelor’s to PhD. The Governor said that Pakistan is gaining a name worldwide due to teachers, VC, and educational institutions in the fields of education and health.

He said that today, those pursuing degrees in various fields are lucky.