Our Correspondent Mirpur
Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST) held its sixth annual convocation on Friday in which 2100 students were given graduation degrees.
Forty students won gold medals for their outstanding performance in various disciplines and five students were conferred PhD degrees.
President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Chancellor of the University, Sardar Masood Khan was the chief guest of the event held at an open space outside the main campus of the university while a large number of university graduates, their parents, faculty members and residents of the city attended the event.
Addressing the prestigious convocation ceremony, President Sardar Masood Khan congratulated the students on their brilliant success and lauded the faculty and administration of the university for producing graduates of international standard.
He said that the convocation in the academic life of the students is the time of fulfillment of their dreams as it is the moment when the fruits of their hard work and diligence are handed over to them in the form of degree.
Congratulating the parents on the wonderful achievement of the students, he said that it was the vision of the parents, their dedication to education and the spirit of sacrifice that led their children to this destination of success.
“Parents’ sacrifices for their children are invaluable and no one can take the place of them,” he said.
“Likewise, your teachers also deserve appreciations for giving you the candle in the form of knowledge that will give you light and guidance to find your destination in the future,” he said.
The President said that we are proud of MUST for producing graduates year after year and sending them out to contribute for the good of the society.