Timely decisions by the leadership & strengthening of institutions vital for Socio-Economic uplift of country: President Alvi
Says Pakistan possessed all the right ingredients for making progress
SWABI ( Web News )
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the timely and right decisions, strengthening of institutions and stable democracy coupled with a conducive business climate and passion to serve the country are vital for achieving fast-paced socio-economic growth in the country.
President Dr. Arif Alvi expressed these views while addressing the 26th Convocation of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi area of Swabi on Tuesday.
Addressing the ceremony, President Dr. Arif Alvi said that Pakistan possessed all the right ingredients for making progress. The people of Pakistan have time and again proved their ability to rise as one nation and emerged better and stronger in the face of natural and man-made calamities and disasters.
The President further said that Pakistan had hosted millions of Afghan refugees for over four decades mainly out of its own resources and had defeated terrorism and COVID-19 pandemic in a befitting manner.
He observed that the neck-breaking speed of technology development had created immense knowledge which was available to everyone through easily accessible means, and should be utilized for making informed, qualified, timely and right decisions and in improving our work and business processes to produce value-added products and services.
President Dr. Arif Alvi urged the students to focus on the development of their communication skills, and converge their energies for gaining knowledge imbibed with high moral standards and ethical values which are essential for the development of a healthy and contented society.
Earlier, the President conferred degrees to the graduating students and gave away medals to the position holders.