Convocation of Karachi University
Karachi—The 26th annual convocation of the University of Karachi was held at its campus on Saturday. The Sindh Education Minister, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, who is also the Pro-chancellor of the institution, in his presidential address said that the University of Karachi is recognized internationally as well for its high academic standard.
He said that this institution is also his alma mater and that whatever he has achieved in the life today is just because of the University of Karachi. Nisar Khuhro was of the view that this very institution is a magnificent success story for the past over 65 years.
He said that all the students must take the full use of their academic credentials while serving the nation with the best of their abilities. Khuhro called for abolishing quotas in the admission policy of Karachi University and said that open merit admissions must be ensured.
He pointed out that the Government of Sindh is spending billions of rupees in the education sector and will continue its financial support to the University of Karachi and hope that one day 50,000 students will be enrolled in this university.
Khuhro said that the graduating students of today are the leaders of tomorrow and they have a great responsibility on their shoulders to work for the prosperity and uplift of their nation in their fields.
He announced an additional salary of one month to all the grade 1 to 16 non-teaching employees of Karachi University.