Shaikh Zayed College achieves highest passing  percentage

Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Medical College achieved highest passing percentage among 39 medical colleges affiliated with University of Health Sciences in MBBS first professional examination. According to the result announced by UHS, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Medical College secured 97.03% passing percentage. As many as 104 students of the institution appeared in the exam out of which 98 passed. Result of three students will be announced later on. Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex Chairman Prof Farid Ahmad Khan greeted the students and their teachers on showing good results. –Staff Reporter

 Xmas Bazaars from 22nd

Punjab Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Minister Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said the Punjab government will set up Christmas Bazaars in every district across Punjab to celebrate Christmas. He was chairing a departmental meeting in committee room of Human Rights office. Secretary Asim Iqbal, Deputy Secretary Hammad and other officials attended the meeting. Special prayers were offered for the Quetta terror attack victims. The secretary briefed the meeting about arrangements for Christmas Bazaars that would be launched from December 22. To celebrate Christmas, a cake-cutting ceremony will be held on 21st and CM Shahbaz Sharif will be chief guest of the ceremony. –Staff Reporter

 Jinnah’s photo put on display

An exhibition of rare images of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah has started at Zahoorul Akhlaq Gallery of National College of Arts. The Archive Department organised the exhibition to pay tribute to the founder of Pakistan. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Saddiqueul Farooq along with National College of Arts Principal Dr Prof Murtaza Jafri inaugurated the exhibition that would last until December 19.  Faculty, students, staff and people from all walks of life attended the opening ceremony of exhibition.–Staff Reporter

 Special tribute to APS martyrs

Time could never heal or make us forget those school children who went to school and never came back, said Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, the Vice Chancellor of Government College University, while addressing a walk organized by the university’s students and security staff in connection with the third anniversary of Army Public School, Peshawar massacre. Muhammad Bilal, a psychically-challenged student of GCU Computer Science Department, led the walk from the University’s Postgraduate Block to Clock Tower. Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin, GCU Dean of Engineering Prof Dr Raiz Ahmad and Registrar Saboor Khan also participated in the walk.  A one-minute silence was also observed by the partincipants of the walk in the memory of martyrs.–Staff Reporter