Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that knowledge and research are the main steps towards peace and development of any nation.
He said education is prerequisite for achieving prosperity and development. He said that our youth are brilliant and talented and we are committed to equip them with the latest knowledge so that we could change the course of history and the destiny of the nation.
He said that education is essential for achieving a respectable position among comity of nation. He expressed these views while addressing the 2nd Convocation of Abasyn University, Peshawar on Tuesday. Governor distributed 300 degrees among students of different disciplines and levels.
Among the other guests, Chancellor of the University Imran Khan, faculty members and guests from different schools of thoughts also participated. Addressing the Convocation ceremony of the Abasyn University as a chief guest, the Governor said that steps are being taken to ensure the provision of better and higher education facilities to the students adding that youth should play a constructive role in development of country.
He said that militancy, lawlessness, and deprivations were not the destiny of our next generation; rather they need favourable environment for a better future. He said that government is making concerted efforts to secure the future of our children.
The Governor appreciated the efforts of administration of the University for providing the better education environment to the students. While congratulating the graduating students, the Governor urged them to play a positive role in constructing the image of our society as a whole, because only educated youth can eradicate corruption from the society and bring positive change.
Chancellor of the University, Imran Khan also addressed the convocation. He also thanked the Governor for coming to the ceremony, only despite his busy schedule. He furthermore emphasised that his institute will continue to play their role in the betterment of the society and will not compromise on the standards.
At the conclusion of the ceremony the Governor congratulated and applause gold medalists and their parents and announced an amount of Rs. 10,000 each for the gold medalists graduates. At the end, the Governor prayed for the successful heart surgery and early recovery of Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif. –Business Recorder