Saturday, 20th April, 2019: The IBA Boys Hostel came to life as long lost friends met each other at the Annual Hostel Alumni Dinner 2019.
Alumni's as far back as 1980's graced the occasion and took active part in the proceedings. The unity of the hostel could be seen as hostelites from every program and semester attended the event with much enthusiasm.
The event commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran and afterwards, the manager of the hostel, Mohammad Wasim Khan, gave an address highlighting the importance of the alumni dinner. Afterwards Sir Jami Moiz, patron of IBA Boys Hostel Society, thanked the alumni for taking time out of their busy schedule to attend the dinner.
Mr. Abdul Raffay, a student from the class of 1988, was the first to take the podium and reminisced about his time in the hostel. He was impressed with the progress made in the terms of infrastructure and the facilities provided to the residents. However, one thing he stated that would never change was the everlasting bond and affiliation that is forged among the residents of the hostel. He was followed by Anis Ahmed Khan, Batch of 1994 and Iqbal Yasin Batch of 2007.
Other notable alumni Sarfaraz Bohio Batch of 2002 and Syed Danish Alam Batch of 2017 also shared their personal anecdotes of their time and as a token of appreciation presented awards to the graduating batch of 2019.
Before the night ended, the IBA Boys Hostel Society thanked the administration with shields for making their lives easier and providing constant support in their stay in the hostel.
The ceremony concluded with a splendid dinner and the alumni bid farewell to their home after spending a memorable night filled with laughter and nostalgia.