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TIP Convocation 2018

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The 18th Convocation of the Textile Institute of Pakistan TIP) was held on Saturday, the January 27, 2018 at the TIP main campus.
The honorable members of the board of governors, The Chancellor, Mr. Mian Abdul Majeed and the President, Mr. Humayun Zafar were present on the stage.
The chancellor conferred upon 47 graduating students the bachelor’s degrees in the disciplines of Textile Management & Marketing, Apparel Manufacturing and Merchandising, Fashion Design Management, Textile Science and Textile Design Technology.
Medals were awarded by the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Mr. Nadeem Maqbool to high performing students. Summa Cum laude went to Ms. Ummul Kiram, the highest performer with 3.91 CGPA. Cum laude was awarded to Mr. M. Umer Jamil, Ms. Meera Moiz Khan, Mr. M. Hamza Saleem and Ms. Falah Sheikh, and cum laude were awarded to 10 high performing graduating students.
Ms. Hafsa Waheed Panhwar, graduate of Fashion Design Management was awarded the Late Dr. IQbal Ahmed Award along with a cash prize of Rs 10,000 for her overall best performance.
From this year a new award has been introduced for the distinguished alumnus and the recipient of the first award this year was Mr. Ali Zafar,
Dr. Zubair Bandukda, ex Dean and President of TIP was presented with a Special Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to TIP.
In his speech the keynote speaker Mr. Mian Abdul Majeed congratulated the graduating students and their parents.
He advised the graduating class to give their best to the industry by benefiting from their professional knowledge and following the work ethics taught to them during their stay at their alma mater.
Mr. Mian Abdul Majeed also shared a few real life motivating stories of some successful young textile graduates. In this context he also quoted few stanzas from Dr. Allama Iqbal’s poetry which was applauded by the graduating class and the audience.
While presenting the annual progress report the president of the Institute, Mr. Humayun Zafar welcomed all to the 18th convocation of the institute.
He informed with pleasure that our last year’s targets have been materialized. While talking of completion of some IT related projects he informed that some new IT projects are in progress which included cloud based LMS and CMS and student online results system. The other plans include construction of new classrooms and design studios, tree plantation at the main campus, and upgrading indoor gymnasium.
Mr. Humayun appealed to the Patrons, sponsors and the textile industry to generously contribute helping TIP to revive the Textile Research Innovation Centre for the mutual benefit.
Mr. Humayun highly appreciated the efforts of Admissions and Marketing department.
He thankfully acknowledged the valuable guidance and support received throughout the year from the chancellor and the honorable board members.
Mr. Humayun highly appreciated the Administration department for the tremendous job done, making the Convocation event a success.
While concluding his address Mr. Humayun thankfully acknowledged the TIP Dean, Dr. Abdul Jabbar and the faculty for supporting him on academic matters; and Mr. G.M. Lodhi, Manager Finance and his team for finance related matters.