*Specially erected massive podium is getting finishing touches
*LPU’s Afghan students are elated to see their President face to face
* Examination schedule is going on as usual without any postponement
Jalandhar: Talking to Media, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said, today, that “it is very inspirational to inform that 3rd Convocation of LPU is poised to go bigger as two Presidents of two great nations, India & Afghanistan, are going to share the dais in the region for the first time. In order to accord befitting welcome to these two magnanimous personalities, President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee and President of Afghanistan Shri Hamid Karzai, and to accommodate more than ten thousand guests, students and their parents grand preparations are near completion. Specially erected massive podium on distinct huge Pandal is getting finishing touches with all necessary requirements, keeping in view the safety, security and comforting arrangements.”
Mr Mittal further informed that University examination schedule is going on as usual without postponement of any kind. University’s End Term examinations are going on as per prior schedule. Moreover, graduating students are registering themselves eagerly for convocation and all arrangements are being made for their swift entry to the campus.
Students and staff from School of Hospitality of the University are very eager to serve delicacies to two Presidents specially prepared by students and staff themselves. For President of India they have planned Mango Delights, Potato Croquettes, Teli Bhaja, Olive Peanuts, Bengali Sweets - Sandesh, Chhenna Roll, Gulab Khas, Khaskhas roll and for President of Afghanistan Veg Shammi Kabab, Soya tofu cutlets, Peanuts, Mushroom Vol au vent and sweets named as Baklawa & Madhupak.
The Afghan students studying at LPU are seen in a very jubilant mood as they are elated to see their President face to face on 20th May 2013 in the campus. Students from the famous cities in Afghanistan including Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif, Heart studying at LPU Aboojar (MBA), Abdul Baset (B Sc Comp Sc), Yama Imaan Arify( B Sc IT) & Hekamatullah ( B Tech) hold: “ We are waiting eagerly for the Convocation day. We had never thought about such a good occasion to come to us so soon when we will be able to see our President face to face. With this visit we are seeing India also as our own country and not a foreign land. Moreover, we are waiting for the scene when our dear President will be receiving the Honorary Doctorate Degree.”