FAISALABAD: The youth should develop faith, honesty and discipline in their lives as per vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The country has been achieved after the great sacrifices and now it is our duty to move it to the new horizon of development and prosperity.
This was said by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice-Chancellor Muhammad Iqbal Zafar on Tuesday, a press release issued by the university stated.
The VC was addressing the annual event of Agrarian Society held in connection with Quaid Day at Iqbal Auditorium.
On the occasion, he quoted the sayings of Quaid-e-Azam: “I insist you to strive. Work, work and work with patience, humbleness and serve the nation.”
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He also quoted Quaid’s saying: “No nation and people can do anything without making themselves economically powerful in commerce, trade and industry”
He said that education works as the engine of bright future and development. He added, “There is a need to explore capabilities of the youth that will help in addressing the problems confronted to the people.”
Iqbal Zafar maintained that under the leadership of Quaid-e-Azam, a new state for Muslims surfaced on the map of the world in 1947 where the Muslims spend their lives as per injunctions of Islam and Sunnah.
He pointed out, “Islam is a religion of peace and provides guidelines in every sphere of life. We have to apply the golden principles of Islam in our lives not only to make progress in the world but also to find Nijat on the Day of Judgment.”
Faculty of Agriculture Dean Muhammad Amjad stressed upon the need to follow Quaid’s golden principles of unity, faith and discipline to make Pakistan a prosperous country.
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He said, “We have to work hard for the betterment of the society and to address different challenges.” He urged the students to devote their energies to get education.
Student Affairs Director Shahbaz Talib Sahi said that Quaid-e-Azam’s vision of Pakistan was a democratic and impregnable welfare state where people could live with love, fraternity and harmony.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 20th, 2017.
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