ISLAMABAD, Sep 29 (APP): Minister of State for education and professional training, Engr Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman along with the Federal Minister of Planning and Development Prof Ahsan Iqbal attended the 7th Roots Youth Model United Nations Conference.
The event was organized by Metropolitan International University, here on Thursday.
I am glad to be here amongst all you young people at RYMUN today, said the State Minister.
I would like to congratulate Mr. Walid Mushtaq and his team for making a difference in the educational sector by introducing innovative paradigms in the education spectrum and creating awareness among the students amount Global issues, modern technologies and advancements in academia through events such as the Roots Youth Model United Nations.
Quoting the examples of Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Salhuddin Ayubi, Minister of State showed confidence in the youth of Pakistan. He said that our youth is our future leaders, who would impact the global community through their strategic decisions in the future. Negotiating peace in the midst of a crisis, finding effective solutions to solve problems and encouraging cooperation amongst hostile countries would be in their hands soon, emphasized the minister. He further added that they need to be able to formulate policies that will be sustainableeven in the long term.
Our government is fully committed to provide better quality education, and we are doing our best to develop a minimum national curriculum for the country, in which study of democracy, politics and governance will be included as important components.Talking further about the progress in education, Minister of State thanked Prof. Ahsan Iqbal for increasing the funding of tertiary education in Pakistan. He said that things are improving and we are on a right path, by adopting Vision 2025 we have found a right direction towards prosperity.
Federal Minister for planning and development also shared his views with the audience and encouraged students to participate in such conferences more often, not only in Pakistan but in abroad as well.