FUMC MBBS graduates receive degrees


As many as 101 MBBS graduates of Foundation University Medical College (FUMC) were awarded degrees at its convocation held here Thursday.
President, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), Lt. Gen. Muhammad Mustafa Khan HI (M) (r), who is also Managing Director of the Fauji Foundation was the chief guest on the occasion. Amongst the students six were awarded gold medals, five silver medals, five distinction certificates and 36 merit certificates.
The award for best graduating student was clinched by Madeeha Abdul Ghaffar.
In his welcome address, Principal, Foundation University Medical College, Maj Gen (r) Dr Nasim-ul-Majeed, presented the annual college report highlighting the progress and academic excellence it has achieved in the past year.
The President FUI, in his address, said that today FUMC stands out as a prominent institution among the medical colleges of the country. He said, several hundred graduates from FUMC are in the mainstream of medical profession not only with in Pakistan but also in other countries. A few of them have acquired postgraduate qualifications from local and international institutions, he added.
He said that no academic program can succeed without the diligence and commitment of the faculty. FUMC is privileged to have hard working and dedicated faculty whose guidance has played a key role in achieving the high academic standards.
“I am glad to know that the college authorities are fully aware of the importance of co-curricular activities in the development of a well rounded personality which is so essential for the role of healer in society”, he said.
He informed the audience that construction of new block to house the dental college has also begun and it is expected that BDS program shall be launched by the year 2013. In the end, Prof Dr Belal A Khan, Rector FUI presented a shield to the President FUI.


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