A graduation ceremony was held late on Thursday for students of the Faculty of Pharmacy for the 2011-2012 academic year at Sheikha Salwa Sabah Al-Ahmad at the Marina Hotel. The ceremony was held under patronization of Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who was deputized by Sheikha Danah Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. The ceremony started with the national anthem, followed with an address by the association Secretary General Salem Al-Qahtani, then a statement by Sheikha Danah. Al-Qahtani in his statement shed light on vital role of the association, singling out its awareness promotion campaigns, some addressing health issues like poisoning caused by medicines and chemical materials. He also welcomed the new pharmacists “who have joined this honorable and humane profession.” Sheikha Danah also shed light on the major role of the association noting its efforts and exchange of expertise with authorities at the regional and international levels.