LAHORE: Lahore University of Management and Technology (UMT) held its 14th annual convocation at its Johar Town campus and as many as 1,466 degrees were conferred upon the students in a number of disciplines.
According to details, a total of 1,085 undergraduate, 381 postgraduate and 6 PhD degrees were given away among the students. Moreover, 38 gold medals, 14 patron’s gold medals, 9 rector’s silver medals, 9 rector’s academic excellence awards, 07 rector’s awards for entrepreneurship and innovation, 8 gold medals in extracurricular activities, 8 certificates of excellence, 1 award in applied research, 5 awards for best research publication and 7 cash prizes of worth one million rupees were given away on the occasion of the annual convocation.
This year, the university management invited US Consul General in Lahore Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau as the guest of honour to the convocation.
In his introductory remarks, UMT Rector Dr Muhammad Aslam gave an overview of the whole year’s activities that took place at the varsity. He congratulated the graduating students, parents and teachers for supporting one another to achieve one of the most important milestones of their life.
Expressing her views, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau said that she was delighted to visit UMT and felt that the future of Pakistan was getting prepared at UMT.