Lahore—Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that knowledge was a must for any nation for surviving with respect in the world and there is need to amend comprehension of knowledge and knowledge means knowledge of nature.
He was addressing the “5th Invention to Innovation Summit 2016” of Punjab University Office of Research Innovation & Commercialisation (ORIC) at Al-Razi Hall here on Wednesday.
Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation Dr Muhammad Ashraf, University of Management & Technology Rector Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Institute of Research Promotion CEO Abid Sherwani, ORIC Director Dr Aamir Ijaz, faculty members, research scholars from various universities and a large number of students participated in the summit.
Addressing the ceremony, Dr Mujahid Kamran said that hat the great nations were under the control of world’s financial elite because of concentration of wealth while around 1.5 billion Muslims of the world had almost no share in creation of new knowledge and these were the two problems the world was facing.
He said that Pakistan was the only nuclear power of Islamic world and it had a strong Army.
Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad said that it was the biggest national event of its kind in Pakistan and it would be made an international event soon. He said that the government should adopt policies to fund maximum projects of research and development.
He said that the country must not be used just like a bridge after construction of China Pakistan Economic Corridor but we must sell and promote indigenous products and technologies to the foreign countries. He said that Pakistani nation had the capacity to surprise the world.