STAFF REPORT LHR: Islamia University Bahawalpur Vice Chancellor Dr Mukhtar has said that Pakistani youth is an asset for higher education institutions in the county and it is collective responsibility to train the youth in accordance with the latest knowledge of science and technology.
He said this while delivering a lecture on opportunities for Pakistani scientists in the field of medicine at the concluding session of the conference recently organized by Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in Lahore.
Dr Mukhtar said that the time is coming when Pakistani trained manpower in science and technology would be in great demand across the world. He said that science and technology and innovations were contributing factors for economic development of prosperous nations.
He stressed the need that opportunities must be provided where the youth could polish their talent and potential in order to get prepared to meet the challenges of the modern world.
Pakistan has yet to reap the benefits of innovations, he said urging professors, scientists and students to get involved in bio-medical research benefiting socio economic condition of Pakistan.
Prof Shahida Hasnain, Vice Chancellor, Women University Multan and Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi, Prof Dr Anjum Nasim Sabri, Chairperson, Department of MMG and a large number of students were also present on the occasion.
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