Imran Zakir

KARACHI: College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM) Karachi Campus held its 5th Convocation, here on Sunday at FTC Auditorium. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail graced the ceremony as the chief guest along with Khairul Nazran Abd Rahman, Consulate General of Malaysia, Olivier Francais, General Manager, Avari Towers, Ahmed Shafiq, Chief Executive Officer, COTHM Pakistan.
The ceremony was theme based to enlighten the morals of the graduates. This year’s theme was “Sail Away” that reflects the deep dreams and endless success of their professional careers.
Welcoming the esteemed guests which included the families of graduates, faculty & staff members, industrial and corporate partners, distinguished chefs and supporters Sabir Ahmed, Executive Director COTHM Karachi Campus praised the efforts of the students, faculty and parents and emphasized upon the diverse career options and opportunities for new career aspirants in the hospitality industry.
He further said that emerging and fastest growing industries play an important role in the economic development of countries. In this crucial time, where our country is facing tremendous problems education in diverse and emerging field is a path for the prosperity of Pakistan. He said, I’m feeling proud today that we are much successful to place our graduates in all continents of the world.
A total of 150 graduates were conferred degrees in the discipline of Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Baking & Patisserie and Air Ticketing & Reservation Systems.
The chief guest Imran Ismail awarded the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the distinguished students. He congratulated the graduates and shared his views about the importance of education for the bright future of Pakistan.
Sabir Ahmed concluded the convocation ceremony and gave his wishes to the graduates for a successful career ahead. He also thanked the Chief Guest, Guests of Honors, Industrial Partners and the distinguished guests for their gracious presence.