Thursday, 29th June 2017

Gilgit student gets distinction in US

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BY OUR CORRESPONDENT

GILGIT: A student from Gilgit – Baltistan has been named to president’s honour list in American Otero Junior College for his outstanding performance.

Mir Wasim Iqbal got the distinction in fall semester 2014, having 4 CGPA [Cumulative Grade Point Average].

“You can take pride in your accomplishments in that only two percent of college students in America have achieved this status,” president Otero Junior College, James T Rizzuto, wrote in his letter to Iqbal who is a resident of Gilgit and son of Khalid Iqbal, former Assistant vice president Habib Bank.

Iqbal did his fourth semester [August to December] with the Otero Junior College after he was selected for a Scholarship underUnited States Education Foundation (USEF).

"I am thankful to God for the success," he told Outpost.

Iqbal is doing BS Accounting & Finance from University of Management and Technology, Lahore where he maintained 3.86 CGPA becoming role model for others.

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