It gives me immense pleasure to welcome the students of fourth batch of dpt and bs programs school of health sciences, peshawar. While still nascent, the institute has shown remarkable growth and achieved numerous milestones at the tender age of four years. You are, indeed blessed to find an opportunity to get education at one of the best institutes for health sciences in khyberpakhtunkhwa. This institute has the privilege of having a healthy , harmonious ambience and rich values which will play a Vitol role in shaping the future of our students. Our mission is to transform our students into rational thinkers, competent health professionals, law abidingcitizens and spiritually enlightened individuals. This is my firm belief that the rich values and traditions imbibedhere would carry you to greater heights. Shs nurtures competence through learning and innovation to preparevisionary leaders across all fields to optimize health and health care of individuals and communities. Theinstitution is persistently maintaining the excellence in education by producing good results, impartingknowledge and training to the young future health caretakers. It is a matter of pride that the school of health sciences is affiliated with the prestigiouskhyber medical university and is registered with the higher education regulatory authority . We have signed mou (memorandum of understanding), an agreement with hayat medicalcomplex (hmc) for clinical training . I trust and urge students to take full advantage of thefacilities and challenging learning environment with hands on training and practicingopportunities in hmc, one of the best hospital in the area. Shs feels proud to stood firstamong all institutes across the province in the recent evaluation by health foundation, anofficial forum of health department. I look forward to the leadership of this institution to put efforts in transforming thisinstitute into a proud institute. I am confident that by joining our strengths we canrealize your potential and open doors to a brighter future. I wish all the best andextend my sincere support to this institute. With these remarks i congratulatethe students joining shs and wish them an enlightened future ahead.