KARACHI               -            All arrangements for the 30th convocation of the Karachi University, which is scheduled to be held on Saturday, have been finalised and 208 students will receive gold medals and some 2,000 graduates and postgraduates their degrees.

Sindh Governor and Chancellor of the public sector universities of the province, Imran Ismail would preside over the event. According to a KU official, a total number of 7,184 students, pertaining to both morning and evening shifts, have been awarded degrees in various disciplines for the year 2019.

These include 3166 degrees in different departments of faculty of science, 1865 degrees in different departments of faculty of arts and social sciences, 718 degrees in different departments of faculty of management and administrative sciences, 284 degrees in faculty of education, 268 degrees in different departments of faculty of Islamic Learning, 216 degrees in different departments of faculty of pharmacy, 80 degrees in faculty of law, and 21 degrees in faculty of engineering. During the current year, 292 students were said to have completed their MPhil, 255 students have completed their PhD. Adequate arrangements were said to have been made for parking spaces to facilitate the visitors while private transport operator Airlift and KU Transport Department would also be running their vehicles for students and their parents.

Keeping in view a significant turnover of visitors a medical camp would be also be setup at the venue the Valika Cricket Ground on KU campus, with due provision for standby ambulances.