A delegation of students and teachers from FC Public School, Miranshah, North Waziristan on Monday visited the Government College University (GCU), Lahore on a study tour. The delegation visited various academic departments of GC University and also met with Vice Chancellor of GCU Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi.
With a mission to prepare students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, thus making Waziristan a better and more just place. FC Public School ensures that its students develop both the skills that a sound education provides and the competencies essential for success and leadership in the emerging creative economy.
The Vice-Chancellor told the delegation that they were all Pakistanis and they had to collectively work for the country’s development. He expressed his desire to double the number of special quota seats for the students of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
VC GCU Prof Zaidi told the students of FC Public School that Government College University had produced countless legendary personalities, including Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Nobel Prize winners Dr Abdus Salam and Dr Hargobind Khorana.
He emphasized to the students of North Waziristan the importance of higher education and training before returning to the home region for service. The students also visited the GCU library and Naqoosh Museum.