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PU ICS second degree awarding ceremony
PU ICS second degree awarding ceremony


LAHORE: (Saturday, April 7, 2018): Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that our youth is full of talent and youngsters must play their role to bring country out of challenges and make its future bright as per vision of Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam. She was addressing the second degree awarding ceremony of Institute of Communication Studies at Faisal Auditorium here on Saturday.

PU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Zakria Zakar, renowned journalists Hamid Mir, Dr Mujahid Ali Mansoori, Dr Shafiq Jullandhry, Dr Mehdi Hassan, Sajjad Mir, Salman Ghani, Mian Habib, Dr AR Khalid, Incharge ICS Dr Noshina Saleem, Prof Dr Rubina Zakir, Controller of Examinations Dr Sajid Rashid, President PU Academic Staff Association Dr Mehboob Hussain, Secretary Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Trust Raja Asad Ali Khan, Shabbir Sarwar, students and their parents were present on the occasion.

In her address, Dr. Ayesha congratulated the graduating students said that Pakistan was passing through a difficult time due to internal and external challenges and we hope that our graduating youth would serve the country in a better way as compare to our generation. She said Pakistan so far could not get a position and respect in the comity of nations which it really deserve given its geo-political location, minerals, wealth and human resource potentials. “We have tried to contribute our part, now it’s the responsibility of you graduates to take make Pakistan towards prosperity and progress by contributing your part in the national development,” she said.

PU Vice Chancellor Dr. Muhammad Zakria Zakar advised the students to abide by the journalistic code of ethics in their professional lives. The VC appreciated the ICS administration for setting the new tradition of taking oath from the graduates. On this occasion, administered an oath from the the journalism graduates. He congratulated the students and their parents for their achievements and expressed his hope that these graduates would be an addition to the human resource of the country.

A total 360 students of various disciplines of ICS including BS (Hons), MSc (Morning, Replica,), MSc Development Journalism, MSc Film & TV, MPhil Research Track, MPhil Professional Track were awarded degrees while 35 distinguished graduates were awarded PU ICS and Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Medals.
Senior retired teachers who served ICS were presented with special appreciation shields for their meritorious services in the institutions.