ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that nobody can stop us now to build a new Pakistan.
While addressing the 8th Convocation of Air University in Islamabad on Friday, the president said that Pakistan is ready to march on the path of development after successfully passing through testing times.
The president expressed the confidence that Pakistani youth will also make their contributions for socio economic uplift and to realize the dream of Naya and better Pakistan. However, he noted that uplifting the deprived and poor segments of the society is imperative for overall development of the Country.
Dr Arif Alvi pointed out that about 20 million children are out of school and it is also the responsibility of the educated youth to play their part for their education.
انسانیت کی تکمیل کیلئے علم اہم ترین شعبہ ہے۔۔۔دنیا میں آج کے دور میں علم کیلئے راستے کھلے رہے ہیں۔۔۔میرٹ سے ہٹ کر کوئی فیصلہ نہیں ہو سکتا۔۔۔جو معاشرہ اپنے کمزوروں کی بحالی پر کام نہ کرے ترقی نہیں کر سکتا۔۔۔۔صدر ڈاکٹر عارف علوی کا ایئر یونیورسٹی کے کانووکیشن سے خطاب @ArifAlvi pic.twitter.com/DLHJqAvIeb
— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) April 12, 2019
President Arif Alvi especially hailed the efforts put in by the Air University for bringing the out of school children to the educational institutions.
In addition he said that the recent skirmish with India and the way Pakistan hosted millions of refugees speak volume of the strength of the Country. He added that we have learnt a lot from these challenging times.
Earlier, the president also gave away awards and medals to the outstanding graduating students.
The Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was also present on the occasion.