Sarwar urges students to employ energies in serving nation


Faisal Khawer Butt


The Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar on Wednesday has urged upon the students to work hard and employ all their positive energies in order to serve the nation by acquiring higher education. While addressing the ceremony of the second convocation of Government College Women University (GCWU) here, the Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar further stated that about 80 percent of the top positions in all the universities in Punjab were being secured by the girls which quite heartening.
He opined that if the situation remained the same in that regard, the boys would face serious difficulties in getting admission in the universities in coming years. He said that unfortunately about 20 million children in Pakistan were out of schools at present and the current government was taking serious and effective measures in order to enroll them in schools. He highly appreciated the vice chancellor GCWU Prof Dr Rukhsana Kauser and the teaching staff for their hard work and determination in achieving bright result for the university.
The vice chancellor Prof Dr Rukhsana Kauser in her address told that in the secong convocation of the GCWU 1233 students got certificates, 107 secured rolls of honor and 25 students each got gold and silver medals. She told that there were 47 different programs were being successfully run in 17 departments at GCWU for the students.
The local leader of Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) Umer Dar, the Deputy Commissioner Sialkot Dr Nasir Mehmood Bashir, the District Police Officer Capt (r) Mustansar Feroz, the Assistant Commissioner Sialkot Javeria Maqbool Randhawa, ex-vice chancellor GCWU Dr Farhat Saleemi, the chairman Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Gujranwala Dr Tariq Mehmood Qazi, students and citizens were also present in the ceremony. Later on, the Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar gave away certificates and medals to the students.