College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM), Pakistan’s renowned hotel management college, held its 6th annual convocation at the Marriot Hotel, Karachi.
According to the details, COTHM held its 6th annual convocation at the Marriot Hotel, Karachi where certificates were distributed among more than 150 culinary and baking chefs and hotel management graduates.
The college while giving a tribute to the great mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara dedicated the whole event to his departed soul.
Chief Guest at the convocation was newly elected President of Pakistan Engineering Council Najeeb Haroon, while other guests of honour included Ahmed Shafiq (CEO, COTHM Pakistan and Dubai), Engr. Sabir Ahmed (Executive Director, COTHM Karachi), Khairul Nazar Abdul Rehman (Malaysian Consulate General of Pakistan) and Dr. Masroor Ahmed (Chairman, Sindh Board of Technical Education).
The event was attended by students, their parents and a large number of guests from Karachi’s hotel and food industry.
At the beginning of the ceremony, the host named the 6th Annual Convocation of COTHM Karachi after the legend of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Sadpara and said that Muhammad Ali Sadpara was a symbol of continuous struggle in the most difficult circumstances.
Addressing the audiences, Engineer Sabir Ahmed said that these two years were a year of ordeal for the hospitality, food and education industry in Pakistan and around the world.
Speaking on the occasion, Engineer Najeeb Haroon congratulated all the graduates and conveyed a message of congratulations from Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Addressing the students, Ahmed Shafiq said that COTHM has trained thousands of young boys and girls for the hospitality industry in Pakistan and around the world over the past 20 years and has built the best education system in the fields of hospitality and tourism.
He congratulated the students for completing their education in the most difficult times of corona and thanked the management and teachers of the college in Karachi for producing skilled workers for Pakistan.
Khairul Nazar Abdul Rehman said that Pakistan and Malaysia have long been brotherly Islamic countries and the doors of Malaysian universities are open for Pakistani skilled students to further their education in this trade and the Malaysian government is ready to cooperate with COTHM in this regard.
He congratulated the students and assured them that the difficulties will soon be resolved and we will once again be able to accelerate the journey of development.
Certificates and awards were then distributed among the passing students and commemorative shields were given to the distinguished guests.