LAHORE - The convocation of Fatima Jinnah Medical College (FJMC) for year 2005 to 2008 is likely to be held in the second week of April while Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif will grace the occasion with his presence as chief guest. According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, Fatima Jinnah Medical College Principal prof Abdul Majeed Ch described the presence of Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif as a great honour for the FJMC, saying that the Punjab CM was a visionary and education-loving leader who was striving for the uplift of the education. Look Shahbaz has taken various initiatives to encourage intelligent and able students and terms them as the assets for the country, he pointed out. He said that his visit to the convocation would be a great source of inspiration for the students. The FJMC principal maintained that the FJMC was a historic and great educational institution for women. This institute has been catering for the daughters of not only Pakistan but also from brethren Islamic countries, he pointed out. Prof Majeed also recalled that the institute had the distinction that it was approved by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the name of his beloved sister. Graduates from this college have been playing a pivotal role not in the country but across the globe, he added. Meanwhile, Association of Fatima Jinnah Old Graduates termed university status to the Fatima Jinnah Medical College as need of the hour not only for women doctors in Pakistan but also for the Muslim women across the world. The association said that the university status to the FJMC would have far-reaching benefits for the country and would go along way in the development of the women. The association expressed the hope that Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif, by announcing university status for the college, would make the occasion a history. Results The Punjab Education Commission has announced the result of Elementary Examination in the 36 districts of the province simultaneously. In a press statement of the Commission issued on Wednesday it has been revealed that a total of 2,124,502 students appeared in the examination, including 1,266,343 for Grade V and 858,159 for the Grade VIII examination. The average of pass students for 5th class was 92.35 per cent, while for 8th class it was 83.22 per cent. As many as 1,173,695 students passed 5th class examination, while 792,969 students passed the 8th class examination.