Making Pakistan proud at a very young age and making history, inspiring millions around him and a role model for all, Pakistani award-winning educationist and trailblazing academician Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz, Founder and CEO of Roots Millennium and TMUC Education Group Pakistan has been conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education by the world’s leading University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom for his vital contribution to education in Pakistan. Leading football pundit and former England Footballer Alex Scott MBE, current Arsenal Captain and Team GB Olympian Kim Little; and former England Footballer Luther Blissett were among the other leading awardees of the honorary degree.

A unanimous decision of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education was made by the University of Hertfordshire to the academician Faisal Mushtaq in recognition of his passionate and unmatched contribution to the development of teaching and learning, education and society at large in Pakistan. A dignified ceremony was held during the annual ceremonies for the presentation of degrees and diplomas to the graduates of the University held at the historic Saint Albans and Abbey Cathedral in St Albans, Hertfordshire England.

The degree award ceremony was presided by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire Professor Quintin McKellar CBE. The procession of awardees walked into the 1700 years old Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans with the University registrar carrying the mace of the University. The ceremony was presided by the Vice Chancellor, a citation was read on the awardee for his achievements followed by the Vice Chancellor proclaiming him as Doctor Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq and conferred the Doctor of Education Award and scroll.

Citation read by the University’s Pro Vice Chancellor at the St Alans Cathedral mentions Faisal as – dedicated to reforming and improving education and literacy in Pakistan.

Faisal Mushtaq in his commencement speech as recipient of the honorary award of doctor of education for his contribution to Pakistan said, ‘’I feel most humbled and gratified to receive the doctorate honoris causa from the most prestigious, employable and business facing University of Hertfordshire, which plays such a big part in developing the skills, knowledge and talents of tens of thousands of students who come from more than 100 different countries of the world, and I accept the Honorary degree wholeheartedly on behalf of the hardworking and passionate teaching and learning community of Pakistan – women and men, and children in particular, across our classrooms who have supported me in my professional journey’’.

He thanked the University and dedicated his award and recognition to his country.




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