Cambridge International Pakistan recently organized an iftar dinner to honor Professor Kamal Munir, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, for his exceptional contributions to the field of education. The event was attended by the Governor of Punjab, His Excellency Mr. Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman, along with other notable personalities from the education sector.
Punjab Governor Honors Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Recipient Prof. Kamal Munir
Professor Kamal Munir is the first South Asian in 800 years to hold the coveted position of Pro Vice Chancellor for the University of Cambridge. He was awarded the prestigious Tamgha-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan this year in recognition of his contribution to education.
During the event, the Governor emphasized the significance of education and how it can unlock opportunities and help people achieve their dreams. He praised Professor Munir for his hard work and excellence, stating that he embodies the power of education.
Professor Kamal Munir thanked the Governor of Punjab, his colleagues from Cambridge International Pakistan, and the education community for the appreciation and honor they bestowed upon him. He spoke with pride about representing Pakistan globally through his work and association with the University of Cambridge.
The event was attended by members of crucial Cambridge schools in Lahore, including Beaconhouse School, Lahore Grammar School, Roots, City School, and other educational institutes. Their presence was a testament to the ongoing collaboration and partnership between Cambridge and Pakistan in promoting quality education.
In conclusion, Professor Kamal Munir said, “Pakistan has great talent and potential for students, education, and intellect. I believe that through concentrated efforts from academia, the government, and other stakeholders, this potential can be increased tremendously. I hope I can play my part in pushing the agenda for quality education forward.”
Uzma Yousuf, Country Director, Cambridge University Press & Assessment, Pakistan, praised the country’s talent and expressed her pride in having individuals like Professor Munir associated with Cambridge and representing the country positively globally.