Progressive thinking is ‘need of the hour’

It was the first time in Lahore that any Nobel Prize Laureate would be among the keynote speaker


Our Correspondent January 12, 2018
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LAHORE: Only progressive thinking in the youth can set a new narrative to make Pakistan in accordance with the ideology set by the father of the nation; Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Dr Umar Saif, founding Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab, said this while briefing the media representatives on Thursday. The two day event “Afkar-e-Taza” ThinkFest was being organised on January 13-14, 2018 by ITU Punjab at Alhamra Mall Road in collaboration with Federal Higher Education Commission, Punjab Higher Education Commission and other private sector organisations.

He said that a blend of prominent personalities and speakers of international repute from academia and literature would motivate women and youth at the event by providing a forum to raise their voice. It was the first time in Lahore that any Nobel Prize Laureate would be among the keynote speakers.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 12th, 2018.

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