70th Independence Day was celebrated at Bhitai Dental & Medical College (BDMC) with traditional fervor and enthusiasm.
A very colorful program was organized which included Cake cutting and Speeches, National songs, Tableaus and skits by the students. The whole building of college was illuminated with Pakistani color bulbs, balloons and flags.
Chief Guest Deputy Commissioner Mr. Zahid Hassan Memon, Chairman BDMC Dr. Ghulam Mustafa and All Trustee of college, Chief Adviser Dr. Iqbal Memon, Principal Dr. Abdul Ghani Pathan, Vice Principal Dr. Permanand Das, Dr. Atif Mahmood & Dr. Atif Jawad, Director Finance, Prof. Muhammad Laiq Thebo, all senior faculty members, lecturers and administrative officers were present at this auspicious occasion.
The program started with recitation of Holy Quran by Mr. Muhammad Ahmad Naseem student of 3rd year BDS. After recitation, the national anthem was sung with patriotic zeal and zest. Pakistani flag colored cake was cut to celebrate the birthday of Pakistan.
Dr. Abdul Ghani Pathan gave an opening address in which he appraised the sacrifices of our fore fathers and leaders laid for the independence of Pakistan. He emphasized on the need of hard work and commitment to achieve the goals set by our fore fathers. Dr. Capt. Muhammad Iqbal (Advisor Bhitai Trust), and Dr. Ghulam Mustafa (Chairman), also spoke on the occasion.
The program was hosted by two compares viz; Mr. Muhammad Ahmad Naseem & Miss. Mala Bai (3rd year BDS students). The program started with a video tribute sung by Miss. Harshna Kumari and 3rd year BDS student.
The students were sung the national songs with high spirit and enthusiasm. The tableaus on Pakistani culture was also presented by the students.
The students also participated in speech competition: Miss. Maira Hayat (2nd year BDS student), Mr. Muhammad Talha (3rd year BDS student), and Miss. Arshma Anwar (2nd year BDS student).
A quiz competition was also held among the student in which they were arranged in three teams. Team A comprised the students Mr. Muavia Ikram & Miss. Maryam Memon (1st year BDS), Team B comprised the students Mr. M. Khizar Iqbal & Miss. Maira Hayat (2nd year BDS) and Team C comprised the students Mr. M. Arsalan Shafique & Miss. Aqsa Saeed Khan (3rd year BDS). The quiz competition won by Team C.
The faculty members Dr. Ali Maqbool, Dr. Zafar Iqbal and Dr. Atif Mehmood sung national song.
In the end, shields and certificate of participation were distributed among the winners, position holders and all the participants respectively.
After prize distribution, vote of thanks by Dr. Atif Mehmood who thanked all the participants and announced the closing of the ceremony which was followed by a scrumptious lunch.