A United Nations ambassador made brief comments Friday, Dec. 14, at Freed-Hardeman University’s winter commencement exercises. Ambassador Waheed Waheedullah greeted attendees and expressed appreciation to the university.
Having served in various capacities, Waheedullah is best known for his work within the U.N. and the international community and for his contributions to peacekeeping, peace-building, peacemaking, conflict prevention, conflict management and conflict resolution. He is the architect and designer of the Bonn Agreement for a Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Afghan Conflict.
Waheedullah attended commencement to honor his nephew Pasun Zarif who received a Bachelor of Science in social and behavioral sciences. The ambassador greeted thanked Freed-Hardeman for the role it plays nationally and internationally.
Degrees were awarded to approximately 100 Freed-Hardeman University students at commencement exercises.