Governor Punjab Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana who is also the Chancellor of Islamia University of Bahawalpur, has said that nations can only progress with a strong economy and academic profile
Bahawalpur, (Pakistan Point News - 13th Feb, 2018) : Governor Punjab Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana who is also the Chancellor of Islamia University of Bahawalpur, has said that nations can only progress with a strong economy and academic profile. He said that the era of globalization has opened new avenues of prosperity around the globe adding that government is paying special attention for the provision of quality education at highest level to the students of South Punjab.
The Governor Punjab stated this while addressing as a chief guest of 13th convocation of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Tuesday. On this occasion, the Governor Punjab along with Prof. Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor distributed medals and certificates among position holders' students which including 1877 graduates out which 24 scholars got degrees of PhD, 84 got MPhil, 99 got gold medals and 85students silver medal in various disciplines.
Congratulating the successful students, Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana urged them to share and use their expertise and knowledge in the practical field for the nation building of the society. He said that our youth has immense potential and guarantees bright future that is a reason the present government is investing in education. He said, we are facing huge challenges of global economic competition, only our youth with its capabilities can help to overcome these challenges.
Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana termed student's talent, a great asset, shaping our future and a great opportunity for our youth to brighten their career development. He asked the faculty members to come forward and impart quality education to students so that they can meet the challenges of modern age. He congratulated the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq on transforming this university into a hub of collaborative academic and research activities in the past three years.
He hoped that the University will soon be among the top most universities of the country. Earlier, Prof Dr Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor in his welcome address highlighted the achievements of the university and said that university's ranking among other universities of the country has increased manifolds and standing at eleventh position in national ranking and sixth in research in Punjab due to completion of different mega developmental and educational projects.