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7th Convocation held at Air University

Islamabad, March 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): Air University, in its 7th convocation, has conferred 656 degrees to the students of various disciplines related to engineering, business administration, humanities and English literature. According to details, the newly-appointed Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, who is also Chairman Board of Governors of the Air University, graced the ceremony as chief guest.

Being the 22nd chief of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) after being appointed by the government, it was also his first visit to the university. On the arrival, the Air Chief was warmly welcomed by Vice Chancellor AVM (R) Faaiz Amir, Registrar Air Cdre (R) Muhammad Saleem and other senior officials. Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, in his address to the convocation ceremony, lauded the role of Air University for contributing in promoting quality education in the country. He said that education plays a crucial role in the development of a country. The Air Chief also congratulated the students and their parents on their success.

Vice Chancellor of Air University, AVM (R) Faaiz Amir, while commemorating the academic accomplishments of students, said that Air University is making all out efforts to ensure best quality education to its students in multiple disciplines. “Every field of education has its own importance in the national development,” he said, mentioning that a large number of Air University graduates are serving different leading organizations at national and international levels.

The Vice Chancellor also expressed that Air University is establishing strong linkages with renowned industry players. Faaiz Amir was of the view that students getting hands-on experiences through internship programs and industrial visits are in better position to perform well in the practical life.

On the occasion, the Chief Guest Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan also conferred 17 gold and 17 silver medals to the position holders for securing highest marks in their respective disciplines. Four PhD degrees were also awarded. High ranking officials, faculty members, and parents of the graduating students were present to attend the ceremony.

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Air University’s LIFECON-2018 conference concludes

Islamabad, January 16, 2018 (PPI-OT):A two days international conference LIFECON-2018, with the theme “Belt and Road Initiative” concluded with the active participants from China and Pakistan. The conference, organized by Fazaia Medical College, Air University, aimed at developing research and advances using a multidisciplinary approach to various projects of health and affiliated sciences. The chief guest of concluding session was Maj Gen Saleem Ahmed Khan, Principal Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.

Principal Fazaia Medical College, Maj. Gen. Prof. Salman Ali HI (M) (Retd), while hosting the concluding session, extended his best wishes for Departments of Pathology and Community Medicine, for their relentless efforts, which culminated in a successful two day international conference. On the occasion, Vice Chancellor Air University AVM (Retd) Faaiz Amir, also expressed that medical institutes like Fazaia Medical College should aim to produce health care professionals for playing their due role for betterment of health care systems of the society.

On both days, plenary sessions were followed by scientific sessions, which attracted a lot of audience from national and international institutes, including students, physicians, engineers, social scientists, health experts, paramedical staff and nurses. Several international speakers from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, also presented their research papers. Various topics related to the proposed Pakistan-China Health Corridor by Vice Chancellor Air University Faaiz Amir also came under-discussion throughout the LIFECON-2018 conference.

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Air University
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Air University proposes China-Pakistan Health Corridor during LIFECON-2018 Conference

Islamabad, January 15, 2018 (PPI-OT):Vice Chancellor Air University AVM (r) Faaiz Amir has said that the Belt and Road Initiative brings lots of opportunities and connectivity in the fields of healthcare and life sciences. He was addressing to the inaugural session of two-day international conference LIFECON-2018, organized by Fazaia Media College, Air University. The Chief Guest Lt. Gen. Zahid Hameed HI (M), Surgeon General of Pakistan, Former Federal Minister, Co-chair, WHO High Level Commission on NCDs Dr Sania Nishtar, Chinese delegation led by Prof Dr Airong Qian and other prominent healthcare experts from both China and Pakistan were also present on the occasion.

Vice Chancellor AVM (r) Faaiz Amir, in his speech, proposed to formulate China-Pakistan Health Corridor along CPEC for both the nations to benefit. He emphasized that the proposed corridor will boost an effective platform to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the various fields. In this regard, he urged the need to launch various joint ventures to focus on healthcare market.

“We need to harness bioengineering, information sciences, data analytics, and system engineering in order to resolve health care challenges,” he said. The Vice Chancellor also acknowledged that China has the world’s largest mobile healthcare app operators. “In Health China 2030 Plan, Chinese government has placed healthcare as one of the top strategic priorities,” he further said.

Former Federal Minister, Co-chair, WHO High Level Commission on NCDs Dr Sania Nishtar, said that healthcare is not just limited to doctors, nurses and paramedical but its domains extend beyond. She stressed that the health challenges being faced today can be overcome by research and joint collaborations. “We need to focus on universal health system success examples likes that in China, which can easily be adopted in our setup,” she said. Dr Sania stressed that it is the responsibility of academic institutions to develop human resource to overcome challenges of health field. On the occasion, Chinese scholars from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an also presented their research studies.

Chief Guest of the conference and Surgeon General of Pakistan, Lt. Gen. Zahid HI (M) appreciated the efforts of organizers for putting together this conference. He hoped that the LIFECON-2018 conference will provide a unique and excellent platform for witnessing the overlapping domains of health with other sciences by its rich context and content. He also distributed souvenirs among speakers, Vice Chancellor Faaiz Amir, Principal Fazaia Medical College Maj Gen (r) Professor Salman Ali, Dr Sania Nishtar, Chair Prof Dr Rizwan Hashim and co-chair Dr Rukhsana Khan of the conference.

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Assistant Professor
Air University
PAF Complex, E-9 Islamabad
Tel: 051-9262557-9 Ext: 209,318
Fax: 051-9260158