Fatima Jinnah Dental College & PAF-KIET convocation
Fatima Jinnah Dental College's 17th convocation
Karachi, May 03: The final result of the 17th batch of students of Bachelor of
Dentistry and Surgery (BDS) declared by the Karachi University shows 97
percent success rate.
18 Gold medals were awarded to the graduates
securing the highest marks in various subjects during their 4-year
course plan. As many as 199 distinctions were granted in various
subjects to students during their 4-year examinations while 12 shields
were awarded to the top position holders in the four professional
The top graduate of the 17th Convocation was Anum Iqbal
Malik who secured 7 gold medals and 13 distinctions out of 16 subjects,
apart from securing top positions in various annual examinations.
Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Qaidar appreciated the contribution of
Fatima Jinnah Dental College during its 22 years of affiliation to
He appreciated the faculty development programme
of the College, which has produced a large number of highly qualified
postgraduate faculty with M.Phil and Ph.D degrees from his University
besides MCPS, FCPS, MD and MS from national and international
institutions. He advised all such colleges to emulate this example.
facilities being provided by the Karachi University to the faculty
carrying out research and post graduation has record of number of
research publication of this College.
Prof Dr Issa Arain has a
history of being head and principal of dental section and College at LMC
Jamshoro for 25 years from 1972 to 1996 and Principal of Fatima Jinnah
Dental College for 15 years from 1997 to 2011.
This period of 40 years at the highest post is unmatched till today.
was also a member of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council for 22
years in various capacities and guided the dental education policy to
the level where it was today.
He was given standing ovation by the
faculty, administration, graduates and their parents for his
contribution to dentistry in Pakistan.
The Principal Prof Tasleem
Hosein presented the annual report and mentioned Prof Saqib Rashid has
become a Diplomat Implant Dentistry of the International Congress of
He is the second Pakistani dentist to have achieved this honour.
Royal College of Surgeons of England has invited Dr Babur Ashra Head
Department of Orthodontics as an examiner. This is indeed a great
Dr Uzman Shahbaz and Dr Fauzia Rajput achieved their FCPS from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan.
Faryal Abdullah achieved her DCPS in Healthcare Systems and Management
from the CPSP. She is also a graduate of this College like many others.
Dean Faculty of Medicine Prof Dr S M Abbas Hussain administered the
PMDC Oath to the graduates. Dr S Baqar Askary, Syed Hassan Askary and
others also spoke on the occasion. Daily times
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KMC engineering college planned
Karachi: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation
administrator has said that the KMC is going to set up an engineering
college, which will be affiliated with the NED university, within the
next three months.
KMC administrator Rauf Akhtar Farooqui
expressed these views while inspecting the under-construction building
of the college in Korangi where he was given a detailed briefing on the
He said it would be the first of its kind of engineering college established by any municipal body in the country.
NED university had given approval for the affiliation and the new
engineering college would prove to be a standard institution like the
Karachi Medical and Dental College being run by the KMC, he added.
He said the main thing was affiliation with a standard education institution and the NED university gave a green signal for it.
the first phase, electronics and information technology classes would
be started in this college after which classes in civil and technical
subjects would be held by next year and more disciplines would be added
He said this college would be a gift from the KMC for
the people of Landhi, Korangi and other adjoining areas where,
admissions would be given purely on merit, he said. Dawn
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631 students graduate from PAF-KIET
Karachi: A total of 631 students graduated from the Pakistan Air Force-Karachi
Institute of Economics & Technology (PAF-KIET) on Sunday.
The 11th convocation of the PAF-KIET was held in the PAF Museum Convention Centre at the PAF Base Faisal.
The graduates were conferred degrees in the disciplines of management sciences, computer sciences and engineering.
The degrees awarded by the College of Management Sciences included 84 in BBA, 17 in BS-AF, 280 in MBA and 10 in MS-MS.
College of Computing & Information Sciences awarded 32 degrees in
BSCS, 10 in BS-ERP, 27 in MCS and MBA-MIS, 16 in MS-CS and 29 in BCA.
One hundred and twenty four degrees were awarded to BE Electronics students of the College of Engineering.
Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan was the chief guest of the ceremony,
while PAF Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt
was the guest of honour.
The governor awarded gold and
silver medals to the outstanding students. He emphasised the importance
of higher education and the significance of research and development for
the progress of the country.
"I assure you that the
nation stands behind its armed forces like solid rock in all their
endeavours to defend our motherland," he added.
welcome address, PAF-KIET President Air Vice Marshal (retd) Tubrez Asif
praised the efforts of the students and the faculty. He also emphasised
the role of education in the development of Pakistan. The news
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