Pak-Turk Maarif School G-10 Islamabad Graduation Ceremony- President ECOSF as Chief Guest
The 2018-19 Graduation Ceremony of Pak-Turk Maarif School, G-10/3 Islamabad was held on March 2, 2019 at Chak Shehzad Islamabad campus of the school system. President ECOSF Prof. Manzoor H. Soomro and a known Pakistani poet and writer Prof. Masood Jaffery were the chief guest and guest of honour.
The Principal of G-10/3 Islamabad School Ms. Shazia Farooq welcomed all the distinguished guests, parents and students. She admired the dedication of the faculty and of the school specially the cooperation of the parents of the students for the completion of the annual academic activities. She said; “without the cooperation of the parents of the students, hard work of the faculty, staff and other employees of the school, the success of the school could not be possible.” The event is held annually to award the medals and certificates to the grade-5 graduating students for the successful completion of their courses. Afterwards, Mr. Selahattin, the Country Director of the Pak Turk Maarif Schools in Pakistan addressed the audience.
Then the talented students of different classes of the school attired in colourful clothing, presented tableaus, dances and performances based on history, culture, environment and climate change etc. with great confidence. Every act contained some positive message.
President ECO Science Foundation (EOCSF) Prof. Manzoor H. Soomro in his remarks congratulated the management and teachers of Pak-Turk Maarif School G-10/3 (Junior Campus) for organizing yet another beautiful annual event and the graduation ceremony. He also congratulated all the graduating students. He further said that he had association of over 20 years with Pak-Turk Schools, now with extension of the word “Maarif” in the name; where he had mainly been visiting the science projects of children. Prof. Soomro further mentioned that with Maarif Foundation and his friend and Prof. Birol Akgun as its President, patronizing the school now, he expected and hoped that the schools would touch new heights in quality of education and innovation. It is pertinent to mention that Prof. Manzoor Soomro has been patronizing and encouraging the science education including science projects by the pupils of the school system.
Prof. Soomro also introduced ECOSF and said that Turkey is the founding member of the 10 country organization- ECO. It promotes Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) and trains the teachers for implementation of IBSE in the schools. During the meeting with President Maarif Foundation Prof. Birol Akgun, the collaboration between two Foundations was discussed and agreed in principle to sign the MoU, he added.
Prof. Maqsood Jaffri, the guest of honour, also shared his remarks and appreciated hard work of management and faculty and students.
Finally the graduating students of grade-5 were awarded the certificates and prizes by the main guests. Teachers and staff of the school were also acknowledged and awarded shields for their hard work in grooming and preparing the children.