Youth are greatest asset of any nation: Dr. Ajmal Khan

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Youth are the greatest asset of any nation because these young people get higher education and join top slots of the government making policies of the country
This was stated by Vice-Chancellor of the University of Karachi, Prof Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, while speaking at the inauguration ceremony of Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognized journal of Department of Social Work KU, an official of the institution said on Sunday.
He said nations focusing adequately on their youth and students are now the leading nations of the world. Youth must be provided latest technologically advanced education and facilities so that they remain sincere to their state and nation.
He said state of higher education was dismal owing to low spending in this very sphere.
The Vice-Chancellor also launched the Departments website and ‘Khabarnama Samaji Behbood’ on the occasion. Dr Ajmal lauded the efforts of Prof Dr Nasreen Aslam Shah for being the dynamic role model for the Department of Social Work and her academic activities in this regard.
“According to the latest reports, only 4 varsities of Pakistan are in the list of top 1000 universities of the world. Last year there were seven universities and this decline from 7 to 4 varsities depicts the dismal state of higher education in the country.
Even India and Iran have 30 and 11 varsities in the list respectively.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Nasreen Aslam Shah, Chairperson Department of Social Work KU appreciated the leadership of the Vice Chancellor Dr. Ajmal Khan and said that varsities have a major role to play in the nation’s prosperity and development since the bright brains of the society are nurtured in the university and given training to serve the society and mankind.—APP