November 2, 2018

The 18th Convocation of COTHM Pakistan & Dubai spotlights the Health & Food Safety Qualifications


The 18th Convocation of COTHM Pakistan & Dubai spotlights the Health & Food Safety Qualifications:  Mr. Richard A. Sprenger, Chairman of Highfield International, UK, attends as the Chief Guest.


The 18th Convocation Ceremony of the College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM) Pakistan & Dubai, spotlighted the significance of 'Health & Food Safety' qualifications in Pakistan in particular and internationally in general.


Mr. Ahmad Shafiq, the Founder & CEO of COTHM Pakistan & Dubai, extended a warm welcome to the audience. He highlighted the objectives of setting up the School of Health & Food Safety under the umbrella of COTHM Pakistan & Dubai. Health & Food Safety, he said, is a subject of high importance across the globe and gaining marked attention in Pakistan until recently. 'We signed off with Highfield International UK, which is the top awarding body for the Health & Food Safety qualifications, to address the dire need of these qualifications in all relevant business sectors', he remarked. In view of the importance of the subject, we have embedded these qualifications with our mainstream and regular programs.  These qualifications and certifications, on the one hand, are equipping students with the knowledge and ability to implement the Health & Food Safety standards in the job roles involving food handling, whereas on the other, they are ensuring a high probability of their employability in the hospitality industry internationally.    


The graduates of Culinary Arts and Baking & Patisserie, were awarded Food Safety Level 2 certifications by the Chief Guest of the Convocation, Mr. Richard A. Sprenger, Chairman of Highfield International, UK. In his address, he threw light on the importance of the Health & Food Safety qualifications in various sectors in the context of emerging world and expressed his commitment to achieve the common objectives set forth with COTHM.


Qualifications were awarded to the graduates of hospitality, travel, tourism & airline management, baking & patisserie, culinary arts, and health & food safety programs.


The Convocation was attended by the students, parents, hospitality industry professionals, journalists, and prominent personalities from the civil society. 

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