STAFF REPORT KHI: Speakers at a meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi Chapter have called upon the government to promote education of science and technology as it would help to explore and utilise country’s natural resources.
Theme of the meeting was “Natural resources-rich country and rapid advancement towards progress and development”. It was presided over by Justice (Rtd) Haziqul Khairi at a local hall.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest said that the biggest human resource in the world is human brain and by using this Japanese have made tremendous progress.
President, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan, Sadia Rashid, said Pakistan was bestowed upon with all those bounties and natural resources and we need to utilise these resources by applying knowledge of science and technology.
So it was imperative that education of science and technology should be encouraged and introduced from primary classes and onwards, she asserted.
Former ambassador of Pakistan, Mahdi Masud, said that human character was more important than brain, because without good character human brain could not be positively used.
Prof. M. Rafi was of the view that the wrong use of natural resources was also a negation of God’s bounties.
Commodore (Rtd) Sadeed Anwar Malik said our biggest natural resource was our strategic position, but we have not taken full advantage out of this yet.
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