Wah Cantt-“Education gives awareness but knowledge gives more awareness. Degree is of no use but knowledge gives benefit to human being. Our preference should be focused on quality education.”

These views were expressed by Governor Punjab and Chancellor University Of Wah Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana while addressing the 5th convocation of the university held the other day.  The governor stressed upon the students that their career is beginning today and wherever they would be, they would have to sacrifice for the motherland. He paid rich tributes to the sacrifices of Pakistan Armed Forces and officials of law-enforcement agencies who laid down their lives for the country. He remarked, “We are proud of their sacrifices which will be remembered for ever.”

He further mentioned that students should play their role for the progress of the country. He congratulated the graduating students in general and the award winners in particular. He appreciated the efforts of the university in organizing an impressive and flawless ceremony.

A total of 1,101 graduates were conferred undergraduate and graduate degrees in the disciplines of engineering, basic sciences, computer sciences, management sciences and social sciences & humanities. Thirty-six high achievers were awarded gold medals by the governor.

Earlier, in his opening address, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Khaliqur Rehman Shad apprised the audience of the salient achievements of the university since its inception. He divulged at length on the infrastructural up-gradation of the university. The vice-chancellor congratulated the graduates and advised them to participate in the progress and development of the country wholeheartedly. He extended his felicitations to the successful graduates and their parents and wished them good luck for their future.

A large number of graduating students and their parents attended the convocation ceremony.