In the presence of its current Dean, vice deans, affiliates, administrative employers and students, the College of Medicine in Al-Qunfudha held at its premises a ceremony to honor its former Dean, Dr. Abdulmon'em bin Ahmad Al-Qasem.
The event started with a Qur'anic recitation followed by a speech by Dr. Osama bin Abdurrahman Sheikh Omar, Dean of the College. Dr. Sheikh Omar mentioned some of the achievements and efforts of foundation and work development at the College by Dr. Abdulmon'em Al-Qasem during his mandate as Dean of the College of Medicine in Al-Qunfudha.
Then, Dr. Asem Al-Zanaty, Head of the Department of Anatomy and Surgery, gave the speech of staff members. He noted that Dr. Al-Qasem was one of the sources of pride to Umm-Al-Qura University (UQU). This was due to his love, devotion and dedication to work at the College. This was followed by a speech by Mr. Ahmad Bakhash, First Employee at the College, about some of the lovely memories with Dr. Al-Qasem, followed by the speech of students who thanked Dr. Al-Qasem for his efforts and great support for them.
Afterwards, the celebrated Dr. Abdulmon'em Al-Qasem came forward to thank everyone for such generous gesture and beautiful words. He noted that he did not work alone; however, he was helped by the College's outstanding team. Moreover, he commended the support and concern offered to the College by the President of Umm Al-Qura Univerity (UQU), Bakri bin Maatouq Assas, and UQU Administrations to fulfill such achievement.
Finally the celebrated former Dean was honored with a gift and a shield from the College, and another shield from its students.