LAHORE: Eighth Convocation of Beaconhouse National University (BNU) will be held here at New Campus, Raiwind Road on Saturday. The Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security & Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz would preside over the ceremony while Chairperson, BNU Board of Governors, Mrs. Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri, Vice Chancellor, Shahid Hafiz Kardar, Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri,Kasim Mahmud Kasuri, Dr. Parvez Hassan, and other members of the Board, Deans of BNU Schools including Prof. Salima Hashmi,Dr. Gulzar Haider,Dr. Mehdi Hasan, will be guests of honour.
A total of 325 graduates will be awarded degrees on the convocation. Of these,148 will be graduating with M.Phil,MS and Masters Degrees and the remaining 177 will be receiving Bachelor degrees,stated a spokesman here Thursday. This year a total of 20 gold medals will be awarded in recognition of academic excellence achieved by graduates in their specific disciplines.