President calls for tapping youth’s potential in latest technologies through quality education

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Zubair Qureshi

President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need of latest technological innovations among the skilled and well-equipped youth graduates that include wave technology and chip manufacturing.

This alone can fulfill the country’s future requirement, said the president.

The president expressed these views while was addressing the concluding session of the 1st International Conference on Microwave, Antennas and Circuits arranged by the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST).

The president stressed imparting of quality education at the universities level, besides enhancing the enrollment of graduates in the higher studies to meet the ever-increasing demands of the technological and industrial market.

The president emphsised that they would have to change the approach and attitude to brace the latest transformations in the realms of science and technology.

“Besides, further enhancing the quality of education at the university level, we should focus on increasing the number of graduates in the higher studies to meet the requirements of the local market as well as the global market craving for skilled people,” he added.

The president said the research should be made in such a way that could be applicable practically to the market consumption.He observed these were the basic pillars upon which a country’s foundation for future progress would depend. The decisions of the academic, political and national leadership also played important role in setting the direction of nations, he opined.

On the occasion, Rector NUST Lt Gen. (Rtd) Javed Mahmood Bukhari and Principal RIMMS Dr. Hammad Mehmood Cheema also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the importance of the conference and exchange of academic and research papers.

 

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