Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Niaz Ahmed has said that the development of any nation in the world depends on knowledge and technology, therefore, the development of Pakistan is not possible without advancement in both sectors.

He was addressing a degree awarding ceremony for the successful students of Punjab University Department of History and Pakistan Studies. Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Chairman Department Prof Dr. Mahboob Hussain, faculty members and a large number of students participated in the event. Addressing the event, Dr. Niaz Ahmed said that the role of the youth is the most important for the bright future of Pakistan.

He said that the students should play their role in the development of the country. Congratulating the successful students and their parents, he said that Punjab University is a great educational institution and this institution is a blessing for the hardworking individuals. Dr. Niaz Ahmad said that the basic purpose of the universities was to create new knowledge. He said that Punjab University has played an important role in solving the problems of the country and society and has made unprecedented progress in the last four years.

In his address, Dr. Shahid Munir said that developing countries should take steps to develop human resources like advanced countries. He said that the students of history must master their subjects. He said that our enemies were trying to distort our history and spreading propaganda against our heroes and the students should fight these conspiracies. He said that research that was designed to meet the needs of society should be encouraged.

He said that for the promotion of higher education, it is necessary to ensure the faculty development program, learning culture and freedom of expression in the universities. Dr. Mahboob Hussain said in his address that 7 PhD, 35 MPhil, 15 MA history and 70 MA Pakistan studies degrees have been distributed among the students.

Read more: TCF delivers more than 1 million meals to flood victims

Avatar photo
Author

Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

Write A Comment