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Orientation Ceremony for newly admitted students at HCBF - Fall 2022
Orientation Ceremony for newly admitted students at HCBF - Fall 2022

A grand orientation ceremony for newly admitted students in the degree programs, BBA 1st Semester, BBA 5th Semester (Morning & Evening) and MBA-2years (Morning & Evening) was organized at HCBF on Thursday, 19th January 2023. The ceremony was attended by all faculty members, administrative heads and more than 600 newly admitted students. The ceremony was started with recitation of Holy Quran and Naat Sharif (Pease be upon Him).
Prof. Dr. Mubbsher Munawar Khan, Principal, HCBF formally welcome the newly admitted students with warm greetings and wishes. Dr. Khan expressed his pleasure to see a good proportionate ratio of male and female students. He wished to see the same equity based on gender on the graduation ceremony when award would be given.
He shared a brief history and importance of HCBF and paid a rich tribute to Sir Ganga Ram, and Malcolm Hailey for their love and vision for commerce education. While highlighting the peculiar feature of degree programs at HCBF he acknowledge and praise Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed (Late) for his efforts. He said HCBF is the first and only college in this region providing professional degrees to better serve banking and insurance sector.  He said, at HCBF we have a great legacy of our graduates serving key positions in corporate sector, specifically in banks and insurance companies at national and international level. He further, highlighted on the importance of university education and research and urge to be updated with emerging knowledge relevant to their studies.
He told students about the tradition of HCBF convocations, international business conferences, research journal, library and computer lab facilities. He also shared the infrastructural development, like HCBF Administrative and Research Block, and construction of New Academic block consisting of auditorium with 500 seating capacity, state of the art 15 conference and seminar room, development of new library rich with journals, periodicals, books and online facilities and computer lab equipped with latest and best services. At the end he promised students to provide every possible sports and extra- curricular activities and other sessional festive environment along with best academic practices.
Dr. Ahmed Muneeb Mehta, Chairperson HCBF Admission Committee, Mr. Muhammad Iftikhar, Incharge tours, disciplinary and HCBF Newsletter, and Dr. Zargham Ullah Khan, Controller Examination also addressed the students and briefed them about their academic and administrative roles and formal policies of college.