Celebrating 29 glorious years of remarkable success and achievements, Roots Ivy International Schools and Colleges celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of the graduating class of 2017 at Jinnah Convention Center with profound honor and pride together with all the students, proud parents, honorable guests, members of the diplomatic community, social dignitaries, corporate society, heads of NGOs, educationists, media and members of Rotary International. The Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian M. Nawaz Shariff sent a congratulatory note to Dr. Khadija Mushtaq (TI), CEO of Roots Ivy International Schools Pakistan extending his sincerest congratulations to Roots Ivy International for nurturing brilliance among the youth of Pakistan.
The honorable chief guests for the ceremony included Federal Minister of State for Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman, Dr. Musadik Malik Minister of State and Official Spokesperson to the Prime Minister, Ms. Maiza Hameed Parliamentary Secretary, CA&DD and Ms. Romina Khurshid Ministry of Human Rights. CEO Roots School System Col. Chaudhary Rasool Mushtaq, Founder Roots School System Riffat Mushtaq and Dr. Khadija Mushtaq welcomed all the guests including Dr. Saeed Elahi Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Dr. Javed Ashraf VC QAU, Shanawer Baig Manager North Pakistan Cambridge International, Senator Najma Hameed, Capt Rasheed Edhi Foundation Islamabad, Sarah Coleman Child Protection Chief UNICEF, Dr. Samia Rizwan Chief of Health at UNICEF, Nyinyi Thaunj Education Program Specialist UNESCO, Shanza Raza, Education Advising Department USEFP, Faisal Mahmood Regional Development Manager Academics Pakistan at Pearson, Ambassadors of Portugal, Tunisia, Nepal, Kyrgyz Republic, UAE, Oman and other delegations from European Union, Qatar and other members of the media community.
The class of 2017 have broken all previous records and secured an astounding amount of scholarships. In addition to this, 90 percent of the graduating class of A-Levels has received admission offers from some of the best universities in United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Turkey, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.
Speaking at the ceremony Dr. Khadija said, “Today must be seen as a joint celebration of the achievement of Roots Ivy students and of the 29 years of the school’s dedication to academic excellence coupled with the commitment to help all children realize their true potential. Today, we honor those high achievers whose intellect, talent, promise and potential have been recognized by the entire world.
Khadija Mushtaq, dedicated the evening to all teachers, talented staff members, alumni and supportive parent community together have played a critical role in defining my future and that of these young vibrant individuals and all “partners in education” who have significantly contributed to the achievements of the year.