Rabbani Urges Students To Prepare Themselves For Future Challenges

Rabbani urges students to prepare themselves for future challenges

KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 12th Nov, 2016 ) : Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has said that it is need of the hour that students must prepare themselves for the future challenges in the field of scientific research and attaining excellence in their respective disciplines. He was addressing the `Scholarship Distribution Ceremony' at Iqra University here on Saturday. Raza Rabbani emphasized the need to review educational syllabus and curriculum in order to keep pace with the world in the sphere of science and technology.

He called upon the provinces to make necessary changes in the curriculum as after the passage of 18th Amendment the subjects of education and health, besides others, had been devolved to them. The Senate Chairman opined that the there was no harm if the provinces should make their own curriculum. Referring to subject of Civics which is still being taught in Sindh province, he noted that it had a chapter on the advantages and disadvantages of 'democracy and dictatorship' in which 11 merits of the dictatorship had been discussed as against the only eight benefits of democracy.

He also distributed scholarship certificates among the successful candidates. Raza Rabbani while talking to media after the distribution of scholarship certificates at Iqra University said that the people of Pakistan had given their verdict in favor of the democracy as they wanted peace, progress and prosperity of the country. The years of 2017 and 2018 would be the years of peace and development, he added.