No Education Is Complete Without Lofty Ideals And A High Moral Content Mir Changes Khan Jamal
Islamabad: The Federal Minister for Science and Technology, who is also the Chancellor of the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, was the chief guest on the occasion of awarding degrees and medals to successful students of the 39th and 40th convocation ceremonies held in Convention Centre in Islamabad.
“Education is the greatest asset of any country. Successful Nations are those that make their education meaningful and purposeful”, the Minister explored.
“The Youth of today are the masters of tomorrow. So long as we have such brilliant students, the future and destiny of our country is in safe hands”, the Minister said.
The Minister also advised that no education is complete without lofty ideals and a high moral content; he further said that the supreme aim of education should be character development. This makes it necessary to have a wholesome approach to the education of young students.
The Minister said, “A student must have an understanding of history, culture, religion, customs and traditions. He said that they would to accomplish their job well if they could imbibe their basic fundamentals in young generations.
The Federal Minister advised the passing out students that integrity and trust were the most valuable characteristics that they must protect at all costs.
He said that he had strong faith in them as they are the custodians of their future.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of CIIT faculty, Management and visionary leadership.
He said that CIIT, recognizing its duties, is committed to provide the best opportunities for learning and personal development within a caring and supportive environment.
Earlier, Recter CIIT Dr. S.M. Junaid Saidi, addressed the gathering and said that knowledge acquirement and higher education are transforming virtually every aspect of today’s world. He said information technology institutions have been trusted to be the centre stage of academics and there institutions have the mandate to evolve a knowledge based socio-economic culture in the country to help the nation to face the modern challenges of globalization.
Executive Director COMSATS Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi was also present on the occasion.
It is pertinent to mention that CIIT held its 39th and 40th Convocation ceremonies and awarded graduate and post graduate degrees to more than twelve hundred successful students in two different ceremonies, who secured BS degrees in disciplines of Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics, Biosciences, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Electrical (Telecommunication and Computer Engineering), Electronics, Mathematics and Architecture from Islamabad Campus. MS degrees were awarded to 79 students in Management Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Physics, Computer Science, Bio Sciences, Metrology and Mathematics. PhD degrees were awarded to 11 students in disciplines of Physics, Bio Sciences and Mathematics. On the occasion Chancellor, Institute, Campus and Patron Medals were also awarded to position holders from different campuses of CIIT.
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