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In this connection a meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor of SMBBMU Larkana Professor Ghulam Asghar Channa, in which chairmen of various committees also participated including Principals of medical colleges who briefed the meeting about the progress so far made and finalised the arrangements regarding the convocation.
He told that the participants of this convocation can get themselves registered up to November 20 while full dress rehearsal will be held on November 29.
The convocation will also honour graduates from the partner universities of Qatar Foundation with 68 graduates from Virginia Commonwealth University, 43 graduates from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, 101 students from Texas A&M University at Qatar, 106 students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, 57 students from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and 38 students from Northwestern University in Qatar.
Addressing the convocation, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad KhaleeqAurARahman said with the start of 27 new academic programmes including PhD Computer Sciences, PhD Applied Physics and PhD Islamic Studies, the overall student strength of the university had increased from 6,200 in the year 2011 to 11,557 in the year 2014.
On Thursday, the governor had done the same at the convocation of Vardahman Mahaveer Open University in Kota.
Julka also mentioned that the current convocation ceremony was extremely significant as the students from all six centres of IIMC were being conferred with post-graduate diplomas for the very first time.
The Convocation was held in Kingston, Jamaica during May 2011 and with 1,000 participants, was the largest since 2006.
He explained that the marginal conservative RZS party had been collecting signatures for holding a referendum on the convocation of a Grand Assembly and was expected to back the proposal, as well as nationalist party Ataka, whose leader Volen Siderov had already voiced support for such a step.
Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group and Chancellor of Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, made it a special day for 537 graduates by attending the institute's annual convocation in Dubai.
IN MAY of 2010 one of Convocation FC's senior players had a baby who unfortunately was diagnosed with a rare medical condition.
Khan of IGNOU Saudi Arabia received a gold medal for her postgraduate degree in English at the 24th convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, held in the Indian capital over the weekend.