April 10th 2017- The First Convocation of Dental students and 4th Medical Convocation of Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Karachi was held to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its Dental & Medical students. In total, 21 BDS students were awarded degrees.
Governor Sindh, Mr. Muhammad Zubair graced the occasion as chief guest and conferred degrees upon the graduating doctors. Honorable Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (R) Tanvir Faiz HI (M), Director General, Vice Admiral (R) Tahseen Ullah Khan HI (M), Registrar of Bahria University, Commodore (R) M. Hasham, Dean & Principal of the Medical College, Prof. Dr. Asadullah Khan and Principal of Dental College, Dr. Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi, along with Senior Naval officers, Faculty members, Parents and Graduate students, attended the ceremony.
While Congratulating and extending felicitations to the graduates on their commitment, hard work and success in achieving this milestone, the Governor Sindh, Mr. Muhammad Zubair said that he is glad that Bahria University Medical and Dental College is striving for reaching the pinnacle of maturity with special focus on grooming and capacity building of the faculty as well as students.
Governor Sindh appreciated Bahria University Medical and Dental College’s (BUM&DC) contributions in imparting the requisite education and emphasized that the doctor community has been bestowed upon with honorable duty of serving the unprivileged and are synonymous to ‘Messiah’ for the unprivileged patients. Governor advised the graduates to be men and women of sterling character, have a positive attitude towards service of humanity, with compassion for people irrespective of their religion, social standing and ethnicity.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Vice Admiral (R) Tanvir Faiz HI (M), Rector Bahria University said Bahria University envisions inculcating students with quality education and is taking all measures to ensure the standards at par with reputed medical universities of the country. It is committed to its journey of academic excellence and will continue to strive for progress in the field of medical and dental education and research.
Rector BUMDC said that Bahria University has provided a dedicated, experienced and well qualified faculty that stands as a testament to this commitment. He also briefed about the institutional tools available for scholastic inquiry, training and research at Bahria Medical & Dental College.
Dr. Affaf Fatima, the meritorious graduate of BDS was honored with Gold medal and Certificates of merit in 8 BDS subjects. Dr. Safia Anwar was awarded with Silver medal and Certificates of merit in 5 BDS subjects. Dr. Hareem Alam, the brilliant MBBS graduate was awarded with Gold medal and Certificates of merit in 2 MBBS subjects. Dr Uzma Khan was honored with a Silver medal and Certificates of merit in 3 subjects.
Vice Admiral (R) Tanvir Faiz HI (M), Rector Bahria University presented a souvenir as a token of gratitude to Governor Sindh, Mr. Muhammad Zubair for commemorating the occasion with his presence.