78th and 79th Convocation of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology were held on 10 October 2015 at CIIT Abbottabad campus. 327 students from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences & Technology and 322 students from the Faculty of Business Administration and Faculty of Sciences were awarded degrees in the 78th and 79th Convocations respectively. Position holders were given gold, silver and bronze medals.
Rector CIIT Dr. S.M.Junaid Zaidi (H.I., S.I.) was the chief guest of the event. Registrar CIIT Prof. Dr. Izhar Hussain (T.I.), Directors of other CIIT campuses, Deans, Chairpersons, parents of graduating students and other dignitaries attend the event.
Director CIIT Abbottabad Prof. Dr. Khan Gul Jadoon during his welcome address congratulated all graduating students and their parents. He stated that dedication of the pioneers and perseverance of the entire team of subsequent faculty and staff of CIIT Abbottabad is evident by the fact that from an initial intake 121 students in 3 programs, the Campus now has a strength of 5900, 50% of which comprise students from Gilgit Baltistan, FATA, Punjab, Sindh and 30 foreign students from friendly countries like Afghanistan and Nigeria.
Addressing the students he stated that today is the great day in their academic lives. He stated that CIIT expects the graduating students to enhance its prestige by hard work and excellent behavior in the future to serve the nation and the beloved country.
Students Representatives on behalf of graduating students expressed gratitude to the parents, teachers and all staff associated with CIIT Abbottabad for their role in students success and for inclucating in them the values that will govern their lives. They thanked the parents and teachers and stated that they will keep the COMSATS flag high by hard work, dedication and committment in all endeavors.
Rector CIIT Dr. S.M.Junaid Zaidi (H.I., S.I.) congratualted the graduating students and their parents. He advised the students to play their role in nation building and render all possible efforts for the bright future of Pakistan.
The graduates along with their parents attended the convocations. The Rector asked the students to applaud the efforts put in by aproximagtely 500 working faculty as well as more than 430 staff of CIIT Abbottabad in making it possible for the graduates to reach this point in time where they can be awarded with degrees in different fields. He also asked them to applaud for their parents who made it possible for their children to achieve this dream by dedicating their time, money and lives for their kids' achievement.
The parents of the graduates were escatic at the achievement of their child. The convocation concluded over a luncheon.
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