Islamabad: As many as 859 graduates of Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University (STMU) on Saturday received Degrees, Gold & Silver Medals, and other awards on 8th Convocation at the Jinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad.
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The convocation attended by the Deans, Heads of the Departments, Faculty Members, and Parents. STMU also conferred degrees in Two Sessions (Morning & Afternoon) to 27 Master of Health Professional Education (MHPE).
30 Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), 20 Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, 11 Master of Business Administration.
227 Bachelor of (MBBS), 93 Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), 69 also Bachelors of Science in Nursing (Post RN). 125 Doctor of Physical Therapy. Also105 Doctor of Pharmacy, 61 Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (BSMT). 67 Associate of Science in Medical Technology (ASMT), 24 Diploma in Medical Technology (DMT).
Lt. Gen. Nigar Johar, HI (M) Surgeon General of Pakistan was the Chief Guest of the convocation for the morning session. In her speech, Lt Gen Nigar Johar stressed the need to strengthen the research base in medical and allied health sciences in Pakistan.
She also felicitated the graduating students and acknowledged the standards of the programmes in different disciplines offered at STMU. She appreciated that the regulatory bodies accredited all the offered programmes of STMU. Further advised the graduates that dedication, devotion, sincerity, and hard work are the keys to long-term success.
Dr. Amjad Saqib, founder of Akhuwat was the chief guest of the afternoon session.