President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has commended Islamic University in Uganda-IUIU for investing in science based programs.
This was contained a speech read for him by the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi during the 26th Graduation ceremony of IUIU held at the main campus on Saturday.
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Museveni also said that he is delighted by the plans of the university to establish a faculty of Engineering and Technology.
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He commended IUIU for producing quality graduates since its inception in 1988, adding that the university has done well in shaping the intellectual and moral outlook of its graduates.
Museveni however, implored the university administration to equip all graduates with necessary skills that can enable them to create jobs.
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Speaking at the same function, IUIU Rector
Dr. Ahmad Kaweesi Ssengendo, said they have equipped the students with skills, Knowledge and human values, which are critical for their success.
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The IUIU Chancellor who doubles as the Council Chairperson, Dr. Abdul Aziz Alsebail said their plan is to establish more science and technological programs, which they believe are critical for the social economic development of Uganda and Africa.
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2248 students graduated with Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelor's degrees and Master's Degrees in different discipline. 147 students obtained first class degrees.