ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined that Muslims need to move along with the fast pace of science and technology if they have to pull themselves out of miseries as being witnessed in Kashmir, Palestine, and Rohingya.
In his address at the Inaugural Session of the Global Al-Farabi Forum in Islamabad on Monday, the president said that the future looks to Muslims but they need to work hard and ensure that the people are educated and healthy.
Emphasizing on a combination of morality and knowledge for Muslims to grow in the world, the president said that the world is not looking for morality but Muslims are looking for morality, and they can bring about a change with the strength of ethics and knowledge.
President Arif Alvi said that Artificial Intelligence has alarmingly increased the pace of knowledge.
The president urged the Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the OIC to play its role in imparting contemporary knowledge to the youth of Muslim Ummah.
Praising Muslim philosophers, the president said that it was the Muslim era that brought the old Greek philosophy to the modern world. He said that we should go to the principles of Al-Farabi which are quite relevant even today.