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In the  dazzling evening of April 25, 2019, the University Institute of Medical Lab Technology (UIMLT) hosted the most formal and anticipated event of the year, the Gala Dinner, at The University of Lahore.

The program commenced with the National Anthem followed by recitation of few verses from the Holy Quran by Hunzala.  Qasida Burda Shareef was recited by Shahid Ali, Ali Raza, Shahreyar Khan, Iqra, Sidra, Hafza and Sania in Arabic, Urdu and English Translations.

 Welcoming the distinguished guests, revered faculty members and striking students, Head of Department (HOD) UIMLT, Prof. Dr. Nazar Ullah Raja extended his heartfelt thanks to the Chairman B.O.G., Mr. Awais Raoof and the Deanship Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gilani for their generous support for making the event possible. He presented souvenirs to Prof. Dr. Jamshad Ahmad, HOD, Department of Sports Sciences, Prof. Dr. Saleem Rana, HOD, University Institute of Public Health, Dr. Shahid Basheer, HOD, Department of Diet and Nutrition Sciences, Dr. Sajid Shaheen, HOD, University Institute of Radiology and Medical Imaging Technology and Ms. Atia ur Rahman, HOD, Department of Health and Professional Technologies for gracing the event with their presence.

 The Gala Dinner was coloured with rainbow of programs to entertain audience with enthralling performances of UIMLT students. BMLS students Momina, Salman, Alisha, Abubakar, Abdullah and Wardah managed the stage in an entertaining way and the background music was played by well-known musicians from SOCA (School of Creative Art). The blistering   welcome performance that steered the evening was the Cultural Dance which reflected the tinge of   South Punjab (Wajid, Zulqurnain and Faizan), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Waseem Akram), Gilgit (Basharat Saleem, Mushtaq and Faheem) and North Punjab (Shahzad, Aqeel and Saad). The stunning dance performances electrified the audience.

 To break the flow and  to get everyone revived and attentive,  the old adage " laughter is the elixir of life, was well followed in the  comedy skit “Job Interview” brilliantly performed by the BMLS 2nd Semester students, Muneeb, Zulqurnain, Nasrullah, Fareeha and Aneela .  Another stand-up comedy “Bhola in UIMLT”  presented by two BMLS talented students, Qasim and Rameez, left the audience roared with laughter and applause. A magnum opus poetry by Haseeb Latif changed the ambiance of the event.

The musical band for the evening featured the awesome sextet of Ali Raza, Khush Bakht, Aiman, Zainab, Afaq and Hamza who had already performed in some of the major events organized by UOL. They delivered a great range of mesmerizing songs from past to present and captivated crowd, and many attendees “put their dancing shoes on!”

The Gala Dinner culminated at 10 pm with an exhilarating performance by Ahsan Mayo and his band which thrilled the crowd and was a befitting close to a wonderful night.   A lavish dinner was served to the guests at the end of the program.

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