Nations which valued teachers rose to prominence in world: Prof Dr. Naveed

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Pro Vice Chancellor Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB), Prof. Dr. Naveed Akhtar has said that the destiny of the country and the nation depends on education.

The nations that valued teachers rose to prominence in the world. He stated this while addressing a special seminar held at the Department of Education, Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Tuesday in connection with International Teachers’ Day.

Dean Faculty of Education Prof. Dr. Akhtar Ali, Prof. Dr. Irshad Hussain Chairman Department of Special Education and other teachers also addressed the seminar.

Prof. Dr. Naveed Akhtar said that the knowledge-friendly societies today are reaching the heights of the sky thanks to the hard work and attention of teachers. World Teachers’ Day is a great opportunity to pay tribute to the nation’s architects, he added.

The Pro VC said that role of the teacher in society needs to be made more effective and efficient. Islamia University Bahawalpur under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob has taken many steps for the betterment and welfare of teachers.

Prof Dr. Naveed said, “Today we are gathered to pay tribute to our teachers. Whatever we are today is because of our teacher. We have been able to study at Islamia University Bahawalpur because of our teacher. It is our good fortune and behind it is the tireless work of our teachers.

We came to Islamia University of Bahawalpur to study and become a teacher. First of all, I would like to pay tribute to all my teachers, greet them and thank them for their tireless work.”

Pro VC IUB said, “We have to take this university and the nation to the heights is the vision of our Vice Chancellor and he saw a way to make this university one of the best universities in the world.

If we are determined to take it to number one, we will definitely take it further and make it one of the top 100 universities in the world.”

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