MBA degree from prestigious Peking University
First Pakistani student obtains MBA degree from prestigious Peking University
Beijing, July 10, 2008: Hamza Salman, is the first Pakistani student who got distinction of obtaining MBA
degree from Guanghua School of Management of China's prestigious Peking
University. The degree was awarded to him at an impressive 2008 Convocation held
at the premises world renowned Peking University.
The Pakistani student Hamza has
also the honour of being declared as the Student Ambassador for the year 2008-09
of the Guanghua School of Management of the Peking University.
He was also declared as the best
foreign student of the Peking University.
Hamza is the younger son of
Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir who, along with his wife and other
family members, was also present on the occasion.
A Chinese scholar and Professor of
the university, popularly known with his Urdu name as Intikhab Alam said that in past Pakistani students came to China for study, but most of them
preferred to get admission in Literature and other non-technical subjects in
different universities. But Hamza is the first student who has successfully
obtained his MBA degree from Peking University.
Prof Alam himself has written
several books on Pakistan as well as on Urdu poetry.
>Alam said Peking University which
was established in 1898 was recognized as one of the best higher learning
institutions in the world. The late Chairman Mao Zedong also used to visit the
University for research and for study of various books at its library.
There were 4000 students studying
in various subjects including science and technology, Physics and Chemistry,
etc., he said.
He pointed out that as many as
946 PhD students have passed out from the University, while 4000 student
successfully did their Masters.
Professor Alam said there were
eighty different departments at the Peking University for study.
He said there is big scope for
Pakistani students for studying at this well reputed university with highly
qualified teachers. The degree holders of this university have immense career
prospects, he said.
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NICS starts short courses of videography, ceramics
Islamabad: The National Institute of Cultural Studies (NICS) has started 1-month courses for
the students of twin cities to provide them basic techniques of Photography,
Videography and Ceramics.
Offering the contemporary needs
and the market value, the main objective of the courses is to invoke the talent
of the students through providing them an appropriate channel to use their
creative ideas, an official of NICS said here Wednesday.
Zamir Mirza is conducting the
training of Still Photography and Videography that includes basics of
videography, anatomy of camera, understanding video and other techniques.
While Aftab Ahmed from Institute
of Ceramics Technology, Gujrat, is conducting the course of Ceramics to
introduce the techniques and methods of "Terracota Pottery" making.
These techniques include basic
methods of pottery making, pinching, slab, coil, glazing, firing and
The NICS is envisioned as an
institution of higher learning, meeting the international contemporary standards
of instruction and accomplishment.
Meanwhile, the institution has
also started a series of summer workshops for the children of 8-14 years age
group featuring the courses of paper making, pottery, drawing and cartoon
These workshops would continue
till August 15 at the Hall of Changing Exhibitions, Lok Virsa. App
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