Lahore—Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh. Salman Rafique has expressed complete confidence in the talent and potential of the educated youth and said that they would make the country strong, invincible and self-reliant for a progressive and welfare state fulfilling the dreams of our elders.
He expressed these views during his address at the laptop distribution ceremony at the University of Health Science (UHS) where he awarded 71 laptops to postgraduate students of the varsity under Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.
Khawaja Salman Rafique advised the students to avail benefits of these laptops to improve their knowledge as the computers would help them call upon a complete library, bringing revolutionary changes in their studies and knowledge, essential to meet educational demands to excel in the world for national dignity.
He said that the government had decided to distribute laptops among talented students of the country purely on merit without any quota or political involvement and it was only to provide better and latest facilities for education to the deserving students through which government had been trying its best to provide all possible facilities to all the students for better education and bright future of the young generation and country. He also urged the youth to think and act collectively.
UHS Vice Chancellor Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Prof. Muhammad Aslam, in his speech termed that it was great initiative of the government to give laptops to the students and it was duty of our youth to take advantages of the facilities provided by the government. He said that the youth was the real asset of the country and future of Pakistan lied in the hands of young generation as today’s youth would lead the country in future. He also urged the students to use the laptops as an effective tool to bring a positive change in society, UHS Registrar Dr. Asad Zaheer also spoke on the occasion.