(MENAFN - Arab News) Students of the English school of the Pakistan International School in Jeddah elected the Student Council for the 2012/13 school year on Sunday.
Principal Sehar Kamran congratulated the elected council members and reminded them to affirm their loyalty to the cause of education and the betterment of their fellow students and their school.
She said: "Students must uphold their role as future architects of Pakistan, renew their pledges and use their talents and abilities for their country and stay loyal to their national obligations."
"The Student Council is an important part of our student leadership development program. It is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities, in an effective manner," she said.
Ibrahim Qureshi, President of the Boys Student Council and Hafsa Khan, President of the Girls Student were joined at the swearing in ceremony by fellow council members, students and their families, faculty members and guests.
The ceremony was also an occasion to celebrate the 126th anniversary of the birth of Pakistan's national poet and philosopher, Allama Mohammed Iqbal.