The inauguration ceremony of NUST Alumni CSS Club was held at National University of Sciences and Technology H-12 Campus on Monday 7th August 2017. Rector NUST Lieutenant General Naweed Zaman, HI (M), (Retired), honored the alumni who have made a mark on Central Superior Services of Pakistan.
‘Alumni, in every walk of life, are an asset for their alma mater. We are proud that our graduates have proven capable of all the key attributes required for one of the most competitive examinations of Pakistan’ Rector NUST, while addressing the CSS officers, aspirants, and senior NUST leadership, highlighted the role alumni can play in progress and growth of their university.
The NUST CSS alumni club was launched in order to bring the CSS officers and the aspirants on one platform where they can interact, network and gain valuable insight from each other. The talk series held on 7th August 2017 was the beginning of what the club has to offer. Panel for talk series included; Mr. Muhammad Fawad Amir (Director with Auditor General of Pakistan), Ms. Farah Khan (Assistant Commissioner Inland Revenue Services), Mr. Zohaib Ranjha (Assistant Superintendent of Police Services), Ms. Zainab Ahmed Cheema (Assistant Commissioner Inland Revenue Services), Mr. Ali Abbas (Section Officer with Ministry of Finance) and Ms. Maleeha Iesar (Topper of CSS 2016 examination).
‘Institution is only as strong as its individuals. We should work together as one family and become ambassadors of NUST’, Mr. Muhammad Fawad Amir said while speaking to the audience.
A special standing ovation was given in memory of late Mr. Osama Ahmed Waraich, NUST alumni, who passed away on December, 8th 2016, in the unfortunate PIA plane crash near Havelian, Abbottabad along with his wife and daughter. He was serving as Deputy Commissioner Chitral. He was the son of NUST faculty and eminent mathematician, Professor Faiz Ahmed of School of Natural Sciences.
President NUST Alumni Association, Mr. Ammar Khan during closing remarks at the ceremony highlighted the importance of alumni linkages for individual and NUST community progress. He encouraged the audience to build a strong binding character and bring a positive change for our nation.
The event concluded with shield distribution for Ms. Maleeha Iesar, for her achievement in 2016 examination, panel members and other CSS officers which included: Mr. Abdul Qadeer, Mr. Salik Mahmood, Ms. Zeb un Nisa Nasir, Mr. Asad ur Rehman Khan, Ms. Farah Aleem Chughtai, Ms. Wajeeha Khan, Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Usman Munawar, Ms. Beenish Fatima, Mr. Shahid Habib Khan, Ms. Eesha Rahim, Mr. Mohib Khan, Mr. Shaheryar Qamar, Mr. Muhammad Kashif, Mr. Ameer Taimoor and Mr. Abdul Hadee Janjua.