Dr. AQ Khan, legendary scientist, and founder of nuclear programme of Pakistan said that Pakistan is an ideal place to achieve their goals and dreams with skills such as positive thinking and hard work, expressed his views at as Chief Guest the 5th convocation of the Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University (STMU) at the Jinnah Convention.

Prof. Dr. Iqbal, Vice Chancellor has welcomed the guests and congratulated the graduates and their parents in his inaugural speech at the convocation.

The other dignitaries that have attended the convocation include Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chancellor STUMU, Dr. Manzoor H Qazi, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, faculty members and a sizable number of students.

Dr. Khan emphasized that students have to contribute to society in medical science, technology and in short in all respects to make Pakistan among top countries of the world.

He advised students to make a solemn pledge to struggle for making Pakistan a welfare state. A state where everyone can spend a life on the basis of social justice and in peace honor.

Graduates that were awarded medals and degrees include 102 MBBS, 6 MSN, 37 nursing, 38 Post-RN Students, 19 medical technologists and 11 MBA on the occasion.