No less than 286 students received diplomas along with 23 gold medals from various disciplines during the 19th convocation of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) held at the University on Saturday.
Senate Deputy Speaker Mirza Muhammad Afridi was the chief guest. NUML Rector, Major General Muhammad Jaffar HI(M) (Retired), Pro-Rectors, Deans, Registrar, Principals, Heads of Departments and a large number of students and their parents attended the convocation.
Speaking on this occasion, Mirza Muhammad Afridi congratulated the students, parents and teachers for the success of their diplomas in various disciplines.
He stressed the importance of time and knowledge and said that students are the real future asset of Pakistan and they should play their part for the progress and prosperity of the motherland.
The main guest emphasized that all graduates must realize how lucky they were to be educated in an institution like NUML and appreciate that their parents chose the best possible institution for them.
Previously, NUML Rector, Major General Muhammad Jaffar (Retired), welcomed the honorable senior guest and highlighted the achievements and contributions made by NUML in various fields of education. He informed that NUML has more than 300 PhD professors and the number continues to grow.
He informed about the different steps taken by NUML in curricular, co-curricular, extra-curricular programs, research papers and projects, sports, infrastructure improvement as well as the purchase of IT equipment to meet the growing challenges of the current era.
He highlighted the social awareness programs and a comprehensive “Student Support Scheme” where more than 1900 students have been awarded various scholarships worth Rs. 112 million over the past year. He hopes NUML graduates will serve the nation to their fullest capacity and change the country and society for the better.