Annual Reunion 2022 of the GIKI was held on 24th Dec, 2022 with participation of the Honorable President of the GIKI Alumni Association Barrister (Engr.) Habil Ahmed Khan along with the respected EC members.
They were welcomed at the Guest House by the Rector Dr. Fazal Khalid (SI), Pro-Rector, Deans and Faculty Members. After exchange of pleasantries, open and candid discussions were held with various members of the Alumnus of 1997-2022. They were later joined by the Honorable Minister for Finance and Health KPK Government Mr. Taimur Khan Jhagra. After a short meeting and refreshments all of them proceeded towards the Auditorium as per program. The Honorable Rector, President GIKIAA and Minister for Finance and Health KPK addressed the Reunion and shared their views.
The Honorable Rector, addressing the audience, thanked all the alumni who participated in the Reunion event. He also thanked the reunion committee and especially GIKI Alumni Association for their efforts to make the event successful.
Honorable President GIKIAA presented a short history of the alumni association and briefly described the activities of incumbent EC under his supervision. The audience along with Rector GIKI showed their trust and appreciation through clapping for the initiatives and achievements of the previous and incumbent GIKIAA EC in very short time.
The Honorable Minister in his speech described the role of his maternal grandfather Mr. Ghulam Ishaq Khan (late) in establishing the Institute and the unique qualities which have become synonymous with it. He also offered his support for the initiatives being under taken by the administration and GIKIAA, followed by a note of thanks.
A Q&A Session followed in which Alumnus of 1997-2022 introduced themselves, asked questions and made thought provoking suggestions for betterment of the institute and pledged to remain connected in the future.
At the end the Rector presented shields to the Honorable President of the GIKI-AA Barrister (Engr.) Habil Ahmed Khan, the Vice President Student Affairs Mr. Zain ul Hassan, and Treasurer Mr. Muhammad Azhar Khan for their support and participation in the Reunion.
Later Rector GIKI invited all guests to Lunch at the Faculty Hall.
Before proceeding for lunch, the Honorable President GIKIAA and Rector GIKI visited stalls along with their teams at Fun Fair Area. The stall of GIKI Alumni Association for GIKI Souvenirs was given specially attention by the Rector and other alumni visiting reunion. The Rector admired the initiative of GIKI Souvenirs by GIKIAA and suggested to keep good quality of the souvenirs and make it as a GIKI brand. Honorable President told him that he has given special instructions to VP Merchandise to have good innovative products and never to compromise on quality. Alumni visiting reunion showed special interest in GIKI souvenirs at GIKIAA stall and highly appreciated this initiative.
At the end of the program Honorable President GIKIAA was surrounded by several GIKI students who asked random intriguing questions. Honorable President GIKIAA answered them one by one and also advised the students to keep up the vision, set high goals and be the part of GIKI Alumni Association in future to serve GIKI, its alumni and Pakistan at large.
Rector GIKI payed special thanks to the Honorable President GIKIAA and his team for their support and participation in making Reunion 2022 a success.