FAISALABAD, Nov 9 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 09th Nov, 2016 ) : Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday urged the youth to understand the messages of Allama Iqbal for the progress and prosperity of the country. The Seminar in connection with Iqbal day was arranged by the Senior Tutor Office, University of Agriculture Faisalabad at the Students Teachers Center, UAF. Iqbal widely recognised as 'poet of the East' and the conceiver of idea of a separate state for Muslim Pakistan.
UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said that youth must be educated about the philosophy of 'Khudi' and they must try to understand Allama Iqbal's concept. He said the teachings of Allama Iqbal paved ways to maintain tolerance, peace and stability in the society. He said the country was achieved after the a great sacrifices and now, it wsa our duty to put the country on road to development and prosperity. He urged all segments of the society to play their active role for the uplift of the country so that poverty could be alleviated and the targets of developments could be achieved.
Senior Tutor Dr Athar Javed urged the students to take all possible steps for the development and prosperity of the country as per vision of Allama Iqbal. He said that education was the best tool to steer the country out of crises. Dr Tahir Siddique said that Iqbal's philosophical approach saves the Muslims from degradation, deprivation and destitute living. He said that Iqbal was a source of strength and guidance for the nation. He urged the students to pledge for the uplift of the country and for the mankind.