GC University completes 154 years

LAHORE:January 2: Government College University (GCU), one of the oldest seats of higher learning in Pakistan, Monday completed 154 years of its academic journey. According to a press release, Founders' Day cake-cutting ceremony was held in which Vice-Chancellor Prof Hassan Amir Shah expressed gratitude to principals, professors and students whose hard work and efforts brought this great institution to its present position of eminence. He proudly said that GCU in its 154 years academic travel produced hundreds of eminent literary figures, politicians, two Nobel Laureates, four prime ministers, jurists, sportsmen, generals in armed forces and scientists. Prof Shah said the biggest challenge, which GCU had been facing for last many decades, was of space for initiating new academic programmes. “I hope, in 2018, this issue would be resolved to some extent, as the first phase of university's new campus at Kala Shah Kaku is near completion,” he added. A large number of Old Ravians also sent felicitation messages through letters, social media and email to their alma mater on its Founders' Day.The news.

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