Isra University, Karachi Campus celebrates 2nd Convocation, 2017.Everything changes with time, except the change itself. We live in an age of innovation and change, and in such an age, the universities have a special obligation. They must hold fast to the best of the past, and do more for the best of the future, said Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleh Memon, Founder Chancellor of Isra University. He was chief guest of the First Convocation of Isra University, Karachi Campus held on 25 February 2016 at its Karachi campus.
Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi Chancellor Isra University share his views, he accentuated the importance of education and said that learning is a lifelong process that continues from the cradle to the grave. He urged the students to be competitive and participative in order to extend their knowledge. “There can be no development without participation; and there can be no participation without communication, in this age of digital literacy.He advice to students, and said that please note that opportunities are waiting for you. This day marks the commencement of your new carrier. You have to have confidence in yourself. I am sure that each one of you had different dreams, but surly you should never give up your dreams and aspirations.Dr. Kazi said those aspirations will drive you to higher levels of achievements. Make your life purposeful, and prove to the society that you have worked honorably and diligently to the best of your capability, in uplifting the image of your country, and your alma mater. He further said It does not take great men to do things, but it is doing things that make men great. You must give purpose to your lives. It is not honorable enough to only think about yourself; but work for the community that has done everything for you.
Prof. Dr. Ghulamqadir Kazi, Vice Chancellor, Isra University in his address said that the main purpose of such events is not only to confer degrees on the students but also to honor those who have performed meritoriously.
In the light of a verse from The Holy Quran he said, “Knowledge inculcates in a person sense of responsibility and accountability.” While expressing his expectations of the graduating batch he said, “I hope that the graduating students of this University will demonstrate this purpose of the knowledge and will emerge as torch-bearers of truth and be paragons of virtue.”
In his address, he also shared the tremendous progress shown by Isra University and the various achievements made over the years. In his closing remarks, he congratulated the graduating students and expressed his good wishes for their future endeavors.
At the end, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleh Memon awarded Gold and Silver Medals to the outstanding students for securing positions in their relevant Faculties and Departments. This year, Syed Abdul Qadir, a graduate of MBBS program received a Gold Medal in the Faculty of Medicine & Allied Medical Sciences whereas, he also received a Silver Medal in the Division of Basic Sciences and Mr. Naqibullah received a sliver medical in the Division of Clinical Sciences; Ms. Komal Jameel, a graduate of DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) received a Silver Medal in the Faculty of Medicine & Allied Medical Sciences and Mr. Taimour Khan a graduate of Vision Sciences received a silver Medal in the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Medical Sciences.
At the convocation besides the dignitaries other faculty members, parents and a large number of students were present who were invited for lunch after the Chief Guest declared the convocation closed.