PM Imran Khan performs ground breaking of Hyderabad University
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has said dispensation of justice and provision of education are the two pillars of the idea of Naya Pakistan.
Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony of Hyderabad University in Islamabad this evening, he said no nation can progress without equipping its youth with good and quality education.
The Prime Minister said government believes in investing in the human capital of the country to ensure durable development and progress. He said education provides the real security to a country and the nation. He said no society can progress without imparting quality education. He said a skilled and educated youth can play a pivotal role in uplifting a country and elimination of poverty. He said higher education is a pivot for progress and development and Hyderabad University will be developed on technical and scientific grounds.
He assured full support of the federal government in the establishment and development of the Hyderabad University.
Imran Khan also said that Al-Qadir University is being established in the private sector at Sohawa in Jehlum, where science and Sufism will be taught to promote tolerance and present true picture of Islam.
Earlier speaking on the occasion, Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood said Higher Education Commission has forwarded a project costing two billion rupees for the establishment of Hyderabad University, which will be approved. He said soon land will also be acquired for the University.
Shafqat Mehmood said curriculum will be upgraded to the requirements of the present times. He said special focus is being made on quality and standard setting in the domain of higher education.
Minister for Information Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui thanked the prime minister for fulfilling the longstanding demand of the people of Hyderabad. He said the University will play its due role in equipping the youth of the area with modern knowledge, which will become foundation of a prosperous Pakistan.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail said establishment of the Hyderabad University was the common desire of both PTI and the MQM. He said today Imran Khan fulfilled the desire and need of establishment of a university in Pakistan's third largest city, which was deprived of an institution of higher learning.