National Entrepreneurship Program (NEP)

Graduation Ceremony of IBA NEP at GIFT University, Gujranwala

Graduation Ceremony of IBA NEP at GIFT University, Gujranwala

IBA NEP conducted the Graduation Ceremony for students of Weekend Certificate in Entrepreneurship at GIFT University, Gujranwala. Mr. Noshad Ahmed Rajput, Senior Vice Preseident, Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was the Chief Guest of ceremony.

Mr. Tahir Hussain, Deputy Director, EDLC GIFT University and Focal Person of IBA NEP Gujranwala, thanked the management of IBA to conduct a course for changing the mindset of students and to give them a hope for their future by becoming an entrepreneur.

Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Director, IBA AMAN Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) delivered a presentation about the background of IBA's national initiative for promoting entrepreneurship throughout Pakistan and the details of IBA NEP Weekend Certificate course in Gujranwala. Afterwards, the students of IBA NEP Gujranwala were awarded certificates by the Chief Guest along with Mr. Yaqoob Irfan Butt, Vice Preseident GCCI, Mr. Saeed Ahmed Taj, Former President GCCI, Col (R) Ijaz Nasir, Executive Director, Interloop Ltd. and Mian Usman Javed, Senior Vice President, Sialkot Dry port Trust.

Dr. Fahim - ul - Islam, Rector, GIFT University, appreciated the efforts of IBA Karachi and emphasized on the role of both institutions for joining efforts to eradicate poverty and creating sustainable business ventures. He also congratulated all the students of IBA NEP Gujranwala for their graduation and extended full support for IBA NEP Cycle 2 in near future.

Dr. Osama Nasim, Director, Faculty of Management Sciences at National Textile University Faisalabad and IBA NEP Focal Person at Faisalabad, said that IBA has undertaken a mammoth task of outreach to other cities of Pakistan. This is not an easy job and IBA must be appreciated for all the efforts its putting forward for promotion of entrepreneurship.

The event was attended by the dignitaries from Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Zeeshan Akram, Senior Executive CSR, Interloop Ltd., students of IBA NEP Gujranwala along with their relatives, students of IBA NEP Faisalabad, and dignitaries of IBA, GIFT University and National Textile University Faisalabad.