ISLAMABAD ( PRESS RELEASE )
Over 400 students and alumni gathered for the Alumni Diplomatic Conference organized by the Alumni Association of the City School (TCS). The inaugural event brought together honorable ambassadors, diplomats, leaders in Education, City School management, alumni and students at the Ramada Hotel, Islamabad. The Ambassador of Portugal, Ambassador Tassaduq Hussain, Mr. Chang Zhang UCD Confucius Institute, United Nations country heads Ms. Bella Evidente and Mr. Esam Alqararah, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, the Defense Attaché for the Ministry or Romania, the representative for the Embassy of Yemen, Mr. Rehan Agha, Embassy of Palestine and Mr. Rahman Habibuzai Cultural Attache Embassy of Afghanistan were the chief guests for the momentous occasion.
The founder of the TCS Alumni Association, Ms. Itrat Rubab Haider welcomed the guests and spoke on the significance of reuniting TCS alumni and providing them a networking platform. “This conference is to honor our alumni and provide an opportunity to recognize, celebrate and reward the impact our alumni are having in the community. We are honored to host ambassadors, diplomats, leaders in education, local and international school heads, to showcase TCS examples of excellence, share best practices and commemorate the achievements of our alumni.”
The conference marked the end of a three day event that included a Model United Nations and a cultural Global Village. An award ceremony was held to recognize the high achieving delegates and presenters of the Model United Nations. The award ceremony was followed by a Diplomatic Moot chaired by the alumni of the City School. The Diplomatic moot panel addressed current global issues and discussed their solutions.
In his closing remarks TCS Alumni Association President, Sufwan Ahmed said, “the Alumni diplomatic conference was held to bring together the notable alumni of today and tomorrow, to teach the citizens of today why we need to come together and bridge the gap to address current global issues.” He announced the official launch of the association with a video documentary.
Established in Karachi in 1978, The City School is today one of the largest private school networks in Pakistan with branches in all the major cities across the country. It currently has 185 schools in 52 cities with over 126,000 students in 458 owned and franchised schools. The City School continues to expand its reach to meet the demands for quality education.