ISLAMABAD: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that today’s youth are masters of Pakistan’s destiny who will bring the country on the map of developed countries.
He made these remarks while addressing the Roots Flagship Millennium Campus’ Annual High Achiever Ceremony 2018 at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts organized to celebrate and honour the distinguished students of Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) who had achieved distinctions and scholarships to international universities.
President Masood congratulated and complimented the management, faculty, students and their parents on their outstanding achievements. He added that it was impressive to see that our students have accomplished such a remarkable result and secured positions in leading universities of the world.
He said that students of this institution have been provided holistic education with the emphasis on personality grooming, character development, confidence, adequate exposure to leadership and societal contributions.
Underscoring the importance of quality education, President Azad Kashmir said that it is pertinent to impart an education that focuses on the whole child including the social, emotional, mental, physical and cognitive development of each student, preparing the child for the challenges of life.
Talking to the students, President Masood Khan said that they owe their success to their parents and teachers. He urged them to fulfil their responsibility by contributing to the society and pursuing academic and professional excellence. He said that we should focus on making Pakistan socially, politically, diplomatically and economically stronger; enabling our country to stand amongst the developed nations of the world.
President Masood Khan while strongly condemning the recent gang rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa Banu, informed the audience about the abysmal situation in Jammu & Kashmir.
The event was attended by Adil Al Arabi, Tunisian Ambassador to Pakistan; Dr. Junaid Zaidi, Rector COMSATS Institute of Information Technology; Julie Newlan, Pro-Vice Chancellor University of Hertfordshire; Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq, Chief Executive TMUC, faculty, students and their parents.