24th Convocation of University of Engineering & Technology Lahore was held at main auditorium of university. Prof. Ahsan Iqbal federal minister for interior minister was guest of honor while Pro chancellor UET and Provincial Minister for higher education Syed Raza Ali Gillani was chief guest. While addressing to faculty, students and their parents prof. Ahsan Iqbal said “For career building, talent of youth must be channelized in optimal way.
Government has initiated many projects to engage youth indifferent projects.Pakistan is facing many complicated challenges which can be resolved through collective wisdom and long term decisions with the assistance of latest skills and comprehensive strategies. While congratulating the graduates, he admired the role of UET in developing Pakistan from many decades by producing renowned professionals and expressed his role to maintaining the efforts for getting more progress. Addressing to students minister for higher education said “The graduates to learn more techniques to contribute through CPEC at large. He also focused to empower women by educating and providing opportunities to bring their efforts into main streamline.” At the occasion, Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid said that universities play vital role to build a nation on scientific base with the help of result oriented research and other ways of learning.
He highlighted the output of the university with important statistics in capacity building, new pedagogical techniques, laboratory and research centers up gradation of courses, construction, expansion, memorandum of understandings with academic and industrial institution at national and international. In convocation more than 2233 degrees were conferred in which 22 Ph.D., 557 M. Phil. & MSc, 1654 B.Sc. It is pertinent to mention here that an honorary degree of Doctorate was awarded to Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, by acknowledging his services and contribution for strengthening the university.
In this event, members of syndicate, Deans of University Prof. Dr. Sohail Aftab Qureshi, Prof. Dr. Nadeem Ahmad Mufti, Prof. Dr. Shahid Rafique, Registrar Muhammad Asif, Controller Examination Muhammad Zargham Nusrat chairpersons of academic and administrative offices with big number of students were present.