MBBS Convocation 2019

The Convocation 2019 of the Foundation University Islamabad was held at the University’s auditorium on September 28, 2019. Lt Gen Syed Tariq Nadeem Gilani, HI(M) (Retd), the Managing Director Fauji Foundation and President Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) was the chief guest. Maj Gen Changez Dil Khan, HI(M) (Retd), Rector FUI and Maj Gen Jawad Khaliq Ansari, HI(M), (Retd) Director FU Islamabad Campus were also present at the occasion.

As many as 147 graduates were awarded degrees by the MD Fauji Foundation. The chief guest also awarded 6 gold medal, 5 silver medal, 10 merit and distinction certificates. Dr. Shaher Bano was declared the all round best graduate for the session 2014-18 and Dr. Muneebah Ihsan secured top position in 5 th year professional examination for the year 2014-18 and silver medal for securing 2 nd position was awarded to Dr. Tehseen Iftikhar.

In his welcome address, The Director Islamabad campus highlighted the progress and academic excellence Campus, has achieved in the past years. Foundation University is primarily a Medical campus and it consists of four colleges namely Foundation University Medical College, Foundation University College of Dentistry, Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences and Foundation University College of Nursing. All these institutions are recognized for their infrastructure, qualified faculty, high merit students and community oriented modern curricula. The Foundation University Medical College is the iconic institution of Foundation university. After its accreditation by PM&DC in 2007, it has established itself as one of the prominent medical institutions in the country. The college is affiliated with 800 beds well equipped and well-staffed Fauji Foundation Hospital. It makes our institution very unique and special because there is an opportunity of comprehensive and extensive clinical exposure to our
students.

The chief guest, in his address, said that I am extremely pleased to learn that Foundation University has established itself as a significant seat of learning within a short span of time in Pakistan. Expansion of academic programs in the fields of Dental Sciences, Rehabilitation Medicine and Nursing Sciences has further strengthened the role of this University in education sector. The Rector Foundation University and the Principal of FUMC deserve tribute for their substantial contribution for achieving high standards of medical education. I am very pleased to inform you that Foundation University has established its Sialkot Campus in very short span of time. It will definitely improve quality of education in that area.

He stressed upon the graduating students must not consider this success as the accomplishment of their goals. You must try to excel in your respective specialties. Your role as practicing doctors will help to reduce the sufferings of ailing humanity. In the end, Rector FUI presented a University souvenir to the chief guest.