Sahiwal, March 22, 2019
121st Convocation of COMSATS University Islamabad held at COMSATS Sahiwal
on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM. 844 successful students were conferred degrees
whereas, 43 students would be awarded medals in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Biosciences, Mathematics,
Management Sciences, Telecommunications and Networking disciplines.
The event was attended by more than one thousand (2,500) persons (including 844
graduating students, their parents, members of Senate, Syndicate, Principal Officers
of CUI, Media Officials, dignitaries, Government officials, head of educational
institutions, civil society and community representatives).
Punjab Provincial Minister of Agriculture Mr. Malik Numan Ahmed Langrial was the
Chief Guest whereas, Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar (T.I), Worthy Rector CUI was the Guest
Ch. Nauraiz Shakoor Khan, former Federal Minister, Science and Technology/ former
Chancellor CUI, also attended this mega event.
The event started with recitation from the Holy Quran after which, permission of
the Rector CUI was sought for starting the proceedings. All graduating students
were presented before the Rector for conferment of degrees.
Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director COMSATS University Islamabad, Sahiwal Campus
welcomed the audience, presented campus report and congratulated the graduating
students and their proud parents for achieving this milestone in their lives.He
further said that they were lucky that they have been able to take education from
a great educational institution.Now you are entering into the practical field,you
will have to try to become a leader in any field you choose.But remember that leadership
would demand passion.It is a huge day today, not only for the newly graduates and
post graduates but also for their parents, guardians and teachers as well.I want
to thank all the respected personality for their participation in the event and
congratulate the successful students with the prayers for their better future.
The Chief Guest, Punjab Provincial Minister of Agriculture Mr. Malik Numan Ahmed
Langrial and Guest of Honor, Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar (T.I), Worthy Rector CUI, also
addressed to the gathering.In his address, Nauman Ahmad Langrial congratulated the
students and their parents for their hard work. The Minister termed these students
future leaders of Pakistan and agents of change for better future of the country.
He said no one could isolate Pakistan because of its effective policies under the
leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Guest of Honor, Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar (T.I), Worthy Rector CUI, also addressed
to the gathering. Rector CUI, Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar, acknowledged the outgoing
graduates for their outstanding results. He said Knowledge-based economy is the
key to progress in today’s world and if we want to bring our nation out of poverty,
we have to promote education, knowledge and reduce poverty as has been done by China.Moreover,In
his speech, Worthy Rector CUI, congratulated to all graduating students and their
proud parents.While addressing to the parents, they extended their gratitude for
choosing one of the best educational institutions in Pakistan and the World.He further
shared the present Rankings of COMSATS University Islamabad with audience.Moreover,
he emphasizes on the CUI mantra to become Job providers not the Job seekers.
A graduating student presented his speech on behalf of all graduating students.
There were memorable moments when all graduating students were conferred degrees
and topper students were awarded medals in recognition of their excellent academic
Prof. Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Director COMSATS Sahiwal presented souvenirs to
Punjab Provincial Minister of Agriculture Mr. Malik Numan Ahmed Langrial, Prof.
Dr. Raheel Qamar (T.I), Worthy Rector, CUI.
This memorable event was concluded with group photos all participants.
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