Rotary Club of Islamabad Metropolitan arranged a special talk on “Literacy and its role in National Growth” at a local hotel.
Guest Speaker was Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila (Retd) NI(M) former Chief of Naval Staff and presently running NPO “Moawin Foundation” promoting quality education in elementary and primary education. Dr Azra Yasmin Secretary of the club introduced the guest speaker.
Admiral Asif Sandila emphasized on the importance of elementary and primary education. The change in society can on
ly occur when a child has good and quality basic education taught in national language.
Rotary District Governor Barrister Adnan Saboor Rohaila also graced the occasion.
In his address, District Governor highlighted the importance of basic values, which can build strong foundation for a child.
Rohaila said that character of a person shapes in initial years of childhood, strong values system and social ethics are crucial for any resilient nation.
President Imran Ghaznavi in his welcome address pointed out that Rotary International has marked September as literacy month and indeed literacy can play major role in national economic development.
At the end, certificates were distributed to senior educationists in recognition of their services in education sector.