BUMDC holds 3rd convocation of MBBS graduates

KARACHI (PR): The third convocation of the Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Karachi was held the other day to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its MBBS students. The students were also honored with gold and silver medals and certificates for their outstanding achievements in their academic career at the convocation 2016. In total 91 students were awarded degrees.

Huawei opens another brand outlet

LAHORE (PR): Huawei has opened another brand outlet at Fortress Square, Lahore. Inaugural ceremony of the new brand outlet was held in the presence of the Huawei General Manager for devices in Pakistan –Mr Shawn. Media personals, technology bloggers and large number of Huawei customers witnessed the ceremony.

Mr Shawn expressed his views on the occasion, stating, “Huawei Brand Shop is a revolutionary business model for the Huawei retail brand, from where all retailers can learn and emulate to build a consistent branding approach. The new brand shop will provide world-class retail experiences to the consumers.”

Cambridge hosts conference

LAHORE (PR): Building students’ capacity to understand how they think and become ‘self-aware learners’ is likely to bring about marked and sustained improvement in their educational achievement, according to experts at the Pakistan Schools Conference, hosted by Cambridge International Examinations in Lahore.

Focused on ‘Learning how to learn’, the conference was attended by over 250 principals from over 100 Cambridge schools in Pakistan. It was the second conference hosted by Cambridge for schools in the country.

Charity show

LAHORE (PR): Cancer Care Hospital & Research Centre and ChenOne Stores will holding a charity show here on April 16, 2016. Cancer Care Hospital & Research Centre is under construction at Raiwind Road, Lahore, Pakistan. This 400 bedded hospital will provide free treatment to all cancer patients. Its 1st Block, Institute of Palliative Care for treatment of advanced cancer patients will be operational by the end of this year. It will comprise of 100 beds and will provide Palliative Care to more than 5000 cancer patients every year.

CEO ChenOne Mian Muhammad Kashif Ashfaq is making efforts to help Cancer Care Hospital in their efforts. This hospital is being developed on 23 acres of land by Tijaarat Developers and Progressive Consultants Ltd.

Dignosco announces 589 admissions

LAHORE (PR): The team at Dignosco has announced that class of over 100 students from across Pakistan has secured 570 admissions at leading institutions across USA, UK, Canada, Europe, Middle East, & Asia Pacific for undergraduate, graduate and MBA programmes commencing from Fall 2016. Dignosco’s 2016 student pool was its most diverse yet and applicant pool represented students from some of the most prestigious institutions of Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and other cities.

The 2016 Dignosco class also marked the highest number of need-blind applicants so far who managed to secure approximately Rs 170 crores in scholarships raising Dignosco’s cumulative financial aid secured number to Rs288 Crores. The average financial aid award was approximately Rs 2.8 crores in 2016 and the overall utilisation rate of the financial aid secured is approximately 38%.This is representative of the funds available to Pakistani students who wish to study abroad.

Carpentry lab at DTI

LAHORE (PR): Interwood Mobel (Pvt) Ltd has donated carpentry lab to Descon Technical Institute (DTI). The newly inaugurated carpentry lab was opened to students at the DTI the other day. The opening ceremony was attended by Abdul Razak Dawood, chairman DTI, and Farooq Ahmed Malik, chairman Interwood Mobel (Pvt.) Ltd.

The carpentry lab will further develop the talent and skills so that students can play their part in their respective professions. The carpentry lab will add to the list of trades at DTI and enable aspiring carpenters to hone their skills as well as provide them with advanced training.

Business plan competition

LAHORE (PR): Students of Field Blessing School have won the Kashf Foundation-Coca-Cola business plan competition that was held at a hotel. The event was the last stage of a training programme undertaken through the support of Coca Cola in which 200 students from private schools were trained for entrepreneurship. For the competition, 7 schools were shortlisted to present their business plans that were judged by Coca-Cola Pakistan Public Affairs and Communication Director Fahad Qadir, Kashf Foundation CEO Roshaneh Zafar and Rabtt MD Imran Sarwar. Students of Field Blessings School came first with their idea of modifying engines and making them environment-friendly.