KARACHI- On April 15th, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) organized convocation ceremony for batches of years 2017 and 2018.
In his welcome address, Prof Dr Mohammad Hasnain Sakrani, Principal AIDM congratulated the graduates on achieving this important milestone.
Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi graced the occasion as chief guest and conferred degrees upon 144 graduates and awarded medals to the position holders
While addressing the audience, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi congratulated the students and their parents on their success. The occasion of convocation is very important for graduates as it symbolizes successful completion of their education and transition into a career aimed at serving the humanity, he said. He advised the graduates to be men and women of sterling character, having a positive attitude towards life, and motivated them to sacrifice personal gains over national interests.
The Chief Guest further said that acquired worldly knowledge should be kept subservient to Divine knowledge, and the combination of the two shall breed wisdom.
He expressed his satisfaction over AIDM’s active engagement in community dentistry activities.
Earlier the principal highlighted that AIDM was successfully running the postgraduate programs of FCPS under College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) and all the training programs of AIDM were recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC). He further highlighted that Ph.D. programs were also being undertaken at AIDM in collaboration with Karonlinska Institute Medical University, Sweden.
He also stated that the universities have great responsibility of producing quality graduates who can contribute for the good of the society. In the same backdrop, AIDM is committed to providing top of the line graduates in dental medicine who are able to leave their positive mark in the society.
The ceremony was attended by Vice Chancellor University of Karachi, senior officials of the education sector, Naval Officers and parents of the graduating doctors.