Country Facing Illiteracy, Injustice: Shafqat Manhmood
Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood Thursday while underlining the two major issues of country, said that those are illiteracy and injustice.
He stated this while addressing the Conference on "Reclaiming Pakistaniat" based on the theme of"Pakistaniat" held here by the Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) in collaboration with International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI).
The aim of this Conference is to channelize the young generation towards the main stream of nation building for their contribution as an active and beneficial member of the society and to motivate the youth to rejuvenate the old spirit of"Pakistaniat".
He said "we salute to the martyrs of our security forces for sacrificing their lives in war against terrorism, adding; "we had sacrificed more than 60,000 precious lives in this war".
"We want peace in Afghanistan. we want to see end of war in Afghanistan. we want peaceful relations with India but the world is watching the human rights violations by Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir" he added.
He said that Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam are our heroes.
We have an Islamic heritage and history which creates the passion of Pakistaniat. This land, languages and region is ours which called Pakistaniat.