Annual Day Function of Defence Authority Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed (SKBZ) College was held at the College’s lush green ground. Muhammad Imran Khan Chisti, Controller of Examinations Board of Intermediate Education Karachi was the chief guest on the occasion.
The students dressed in colourful attires presented a splendid programme which included an impressive march past, a spectacular mass PT display and taekwondo martial art techniques by the young students. The chief guest commended the students for their remarkable performance both in academic and co-curricular activities at all levels.
Imran Chisti said that the purpose of education was to produce dynamic and versatile individuals who could contribute for the betterment of society. He stressed the need for inculcating discipline and punctuality in students which was essential for success in life. He urged the students to concentrate on their studies and also to actively participate in co-curricular activities so essential for development of a healthy and versatile personality.
He said that teachers were the backbone of any educational system and an important pillar of the society. He asked the teaching faculty to discharge the onerous responsibility of nation building with a sense of pride and commitment.
Earlier the Principal, Brig (Retd) Shahid Saleem Lone in his inaugural address recounted the achievements of students in academics, sports and other co-curricular activities. He said that the vibrant and stimulating educational environment provided at the College helped in achieving academic excellence and goals of quality education.
Sir Syed House won the winning trophy while Iqbal House was runners up. The chief guest at the end distributed prizes amongst the students who excelled in various curricular and co-curricular activities. Awards were also given to the faculty members who produced 100% results in Board Examinations. Director Education DHA, Commodore (R) Talib Hussain was also present on the occasion.