Role of Universities has increased to equip students with modern technology; Afridi

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Degrees and gold medals awarded at NUML Convocation

Convocation of the National University of Modern Languages was held at Jinnah Convention Centre. Honourable Deputy ChairmanSenate Mirza Muhammad Afridi was the Chief Guest of the ceremony.

In this Convocation 558 students were conferred degrees and 39 gold medals were awarded to the graduates of different programs. Rector NUML Major General Muhammad Jaffar HI (M) (Retd), Pro Rectors, Deans, Registrar, Directors, Heads of Departments, and a large number of students along with their parents attended the Convocation.

Speaking on the occasion chief guest Mirza Muhammad Afridi said that it is matter of great pleasure for him to attend the 18th Convocation of NUML as a Chief Guest.

He congratulated the students, their parents, and teachers on the successful completion of degrees in various disciplines.He said that students are thefuture and the asset of Pakistan, and they should play their due role for the progress and prosperity of the motherland.

Chief guest said that Students’ must realize that role of teachers in their education journey and remember the sacrifices made by their parents to make them educated. He said that success demands hard work, and this is the only way to be succeeded in every field of life.

Deputy Chairman said that it is the era of science & technology and role of universities has increased to equip students with modern day technologies to compete in the world. He said that our youth is our greatest treasure which makes up about 64% of our population.

Earlier, Rector NUML Major General Muhammad Jaffar (Retd) welcomed the honourable chief guest and highlighted the achievements and contributions made by NUML in various fields of education, especially oriental and occidental languages, being one of the largest language universities in Asia.He said that NUML has 300 PhDs faculty members, and 127 teachers were sent abroad for higher studies on various scholarship programs.

Rector NUML said that the Impact Ranking 2022 published by Times Higher Education has placed NUML in the top 100 to 200 universities in terms of Quality Education; whereas all over Pakistan, out of 64 universities which participated in the ranking, NUML has been ranked at 4th position. At the end he hoped that all the successful students will play their due role in the uplift of the country and make NUML proud for their work for motherland.

 

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