PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Governor Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that education – especially quality knowledge – is the best way to change living standard.
Youngsters are hope of the nation as the country’s future depends upon the services they are going to provide, the governor said while addressing the 9th Convocation of the Kohat University of Science and Technology at its premises on Tuesday.
“We have achieved many milestones since our independence and many more are to be surmounted,” the governor said.
Being more than 60 per cent of the country’s population, the governor said, the youth are supposed to contribute effectively to the ongoing struggle of creating a better future for the country.
Congratulating the graduates, the governor said, “We wish you all to be the leading generation of the country.” At the same time, he said, we also wish you to deliver an outstanding performance for others to follow.
With high expectations from those who earned distinctions in their respective disciplines, Jhagra said, “Always try to stand at the highest pedestals; ensure sustenance in efforts; spirit to learn; habit to work and prove yourselves honest and dedicated members of your respective teams.”
Earlier, the governor gave away degrees and prizes to the graduating students. Meanwhile, the vice chancellor of the university, Professor Dr Jameel Ahmad presented the annual report of the institution and highlighted its achievements.
Beside others, former provincial governor Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, Commissioner Syed Mussarat Hussain Shah, former Nazim of Kohat Asad Khan, local elders and parents of the students were also present on the occasion.