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KU marks 15th Convocation

isms | 23 October, 2009 13:08

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Kathmandu University observed its 15th Convocation Ceremony on the date October 23, 2009 in Central campus, Dhulikhel. On the occasion, Chancellor Prime Minister Mr. Madav Kumar Nepal and Chief Guest Professor S.S.M.K. Kshanika Hirimburegama vice-chancellor of Colombo University from Sri Lanka, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Suresh Raj Sharma, Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar Registrar, Deans, students and other distinguished guest observe the ceremony.


Hundreds of students received their convocation oath and certificate of completion on the occasion. Along with certificate some outstanding students Miss Prachiya Pokharel received Chancellor Medal and Joda Bahadur Shrestha Medal, similarly Mr. Hemanta Manali received Vice-Chancellor Medal, and Mr. Subhash Kadel received a RanaBahadur Shah Award.


Chief Guest of the Ceremony

Professor S.S.M.K. Kshanika Hirimburegama, B.Sc.(Col); M.Phil. (Pdn); Ph.D. (Belgium); was appointed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo with effect from 2nd January 2008 by His Excellency, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Prior to taking this office she was Head of the Department of Plant Sciences and a Member of the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka. She has received many prestigious awards such as “Woman of Achievement-2006” by Zonta Club-1 of Colombo and has authored 40 research publications/Communications.


She is the first lady chief guest to attend the convocation in Nepal.


Here is the detail of 15th Convocation of KU in various National Daily.


1.       Nagrik

2.       Kantipur

3.       Kathmandu Post

4.       Samachar Patra

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