Tuesday, 08 May 2012 17:35
Ninth Entry joined Cadet College Hasan Abdal on 28 April 1962 and decided to organize a two day Golden Jubilee on 28-29 April 2012. By the Grace of Allah, celebrations turned out to be a grand success because of wholehearted participation by all ‘Niners’ and their families (in all, over 150, including faculty, attended). Hats off to those who traveled from Canada, USA, Saudi Arabia, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawer, Hasan Abdal and Wah Cantt to join the crowd from Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
From the faculty Prof M A Bokhari, Prof Mehboob Alam, Prof Shahid Shamsi, Prof Misbah, Prof Faqeer, Prof Hasnain, Prof Asif Malik (Principal), Prof Qayyum (VP), Prof Saggu (VP Coord), daughter of Prof N A Beg and son of Prof Asim Khurshid attended. HOBA was represented by Capt Nayyar and Dr Faisal Manzoor.
On 28th it was gup shup in very picturesque surroundings of Rawalpindi Golf Club, pleasant weather and excellent company of friends. Fateha was offered for departed friends and teachers. A resume was presented by the coordinator of the event, Noor ud din Ahmed. Principal CCH also addressed the audience. This was followed by sumptuous dinner with live BBQ and some light live music. Golden Jubilee cake was cut by Prof Bokhari.
On 29th a visit to the College made the day memorable. Wreath laying at Shuhada Monument and visiting the class rooms, dormitories and sports grounds etc were the highlights. A limited over cricket match was also played in the Oval between current faculty and Niners. Finale was lunch in Khatlani Hall after the ‘gong’ had been sounded for 5 mins. Souvenirs were distributed on the occasion and a magazine is under print to mark the celebrations.