Universities, Students Can Change Destiny Of Nation: Fawad
Faizan Hashmi 16 days ago Mon 22nd November 2021 | 02:23 PM
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Monday that Pakistan's future was in the hands of students and universities
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Nov, 2021 ) :Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Monday that Pakistan's future was in the hands of students and universities.
Addressing the students at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Barani University at a function marking the silver jubilee celebrations of the university here, the minister said universities and students could change the destiny of the country.
He said that social media platforms like WhatsApp, Yahoo, Facebook, Amazon were founded by young people who revolutionized the information technology sector. Fawad Hussain said that �Stanford University in the United States has built a $ 3 trillion economy.
He requested Vice Chancellors of Universities to set targets for their contribution in national development for the coming few years to motivate the students.
He said that he worked for lifting the ban on use of ethanol for manufacturing sanitizers and within a short span of seven months, Pakistan started exporting coronavirus-related� material.
It was�very important that the government should have close contact with universities, said adding students and universities should also develop close contact with private entrepreneurs and the business community.
He said it was a good�omen that a large number of students in agricultural universities who would take part in the economic development of Pakistan.
He said there was�a lot of potential in modern agriculture and focus should be shifted to smart forms instead of conventional farming.
He urged the students to form their own companies which could help farmers in setting up smart farms including livestock farms.
He said that students should study modern curriculum in the world along with university curriculum.