ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has called for following the journalistic legacy of Late Maulana Zafar Ali Khan to promote moral values and bring positive change in society.
Talking to a delegation of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Memorial Trust led by its Chairman Khalid Mehmood at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Tuesday, the president highlighted that Maulana Zafar Ali Khan had greatly contributed to Urdu literature and responsible journalism and media needed to follow his ideals to promote truthful and impartial journalism in the Country.
The delegation apprised the president about the role and activities of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Memorial Trust with regard to the collection, preservation, and promotion of Maulana’s journalistic and literary works.
It was highlighted that the Trust was making efforts to advance the philosophy and teachings of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan, besides facilitating research and academic activities relating to his life and achievements.
Talking to the delegation, the president said that Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was a role model and the media required to follow in his footsteps that would greatly help towards nation-building and overcoming the challenge of fake news.
President Arif Alvi added that future generations needed to be enlightened about the life and works of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan in the fields of journalism, literature, arts and history.
The president appreciated the efforts and services of the Trust rendered for the preservation and promotion of the literary works of Late Maulana Zafar Ali Khan.