20 Years of Embracing Diversity: Beaconhouse National University Kicks Off Grand Anniversary Celebrations with Spectacular Inaugural Ceremony
Beaconhouse National University (BNU), Pakistan's first Liberal
Arts university, proudly announces the commencement of its 20th anniversary celebrations with a
grand inauguration ceremony that took place on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. This inaugural
event marked the beginning of a series of exciting activities planned throughout the year.
The heart of the event, the inaugural session of the 20th anniversary celebrations of BNU, was
marked with great enthusiasm. The Chief Guest for the momentous occasion was none other than
Mrs. Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri, Chairperson Board of Governors, BNU. Mrs. Kasuri graced her
presence for a panel conversation alongside Vice Chancellor, Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf, former Vice
Chancellor and Director Institute of Psychology, Dr. Ruhi Khalid, Professor Salima Hashmi, Dean,
Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design, Professor, Rashid Rana and reminisced the
earliest days of the establishment of the university. The talk was attended by faculty and members
of the university’s management.
Mrs. Nasreen Kasuri also performed the ribbon-cutting and inauguration ceremonies, symbolizing
the commencement of BNU’s year-long celebration.
In line with BNU's commitment to environmental sustainability and conservation, the university is
thrilled to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the World-Wide
Fund for Nature (WWF), Pakistan Chapter. Vice Chancellor, Dr. Moeed Yusuf signed the MOU
with Mr. Hammad Naqi Khan, CEO & Director General of WWF Pakistan. The partnership further
strengthens BNU’s commitment to environmental education and conservation efforts.
As part of BNU’s ongoing efforts to enhance academic and campus facilities, the new wing of the
BNU Hostel was inaugurated. This state-of-the-art accommodation facility was one of the
highlights of the event. Additionally, the new block for BNU's School of Computer Science and
Information Technology (SCIT) was unveiled, symbolizing BNU’s commitment to cutting-edge
education in the field of information technology and computer science.
The inaugural ceremony concluded with the 20th Anniversary cake-cutting ceremony, followed by a
delightful offering of refreshments for the attendees.
BNU’s 20th Anniversary Inauguration Event was just the beginning of a series of celebrations that
will unfold throughout the year. BNU expresses deep gratitude to the members of media
community, distinguished guests, alumni, and students who joined us in marking this
extraordinary moment in BNU's history.