HAFIZABAD - The results of 5th and 8th class examinations held under the Punjab Examination Commission in February have been announced.

As per the results announced by the EDO (Education), Muhammad Adnan Nasir of Govt High School No 2 stands first among all the candidates in Middle examination by obtaining 725 out of 800 marks. Moez Saqib of DPS Hafizabad bagged second position by securing 721 Marks while Sara Azam of Sufi Foundation Public School obtained third position by getting 720 marks.

Waleem Hassan of Govt Primary Mauloo Chak, Anam of MC Girls Primary School No 4 and Private candidate Rabia Fayyaz bagged first position jointly by securing 519/600 marks in 5th class exams. Muhammad Rizwan of Mumtaz Academy Madhora Kalan bagged second position by securing 515 marks while Syed Asadullah Bokhari of DPS grabbed third position by getting 513 marks.

According to Registrar Examination Muhammad Abid Hussain, 12,946 students appeared in 8th class examinations while 8,504 were declared successful, showing pass percentage of 65.69 while 19,223 students appeared in the 5th class examination of which 8,488 were declared successful showing pass percentage of 44.55.

CERTIFICATES DISTRIBUTED: Acquisition of modern education and technology is sine qua non for progress, stability of Pakistan and national cohesion, said DCO Dr Farah Masood.

Addressing 16th Foundation Day and Annual Prize Distribution of DPS Hafizabad, she urged the students to concentrate on their studies as well as take part in co-curricular activities to brighten their career and to come up to the expectations of their parents.

She stressed the teachers to put in their maximum efforts and perform their duties honestly and with national spirit. She appreciated the role of DPS for promotion of standard education in the area. She distributed certificates to the students who achieved distinctions in academic and co-curricular activities. Earlier, Principal of the school enumerated various achievements of the school in different fields.

WARNING: DPO Gohar Mushtaq Bhutta warned that he would show zero tolerance to corrupt and negligent officials.  Addressing office-bearers of reconciliation committees of the district, he stressed them to use their good offices in making conciliation among the parties in petty cases. He advised the police officials to investigate the cases purely on merit without yielding to any pressure.