KARACHI – Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hasan has observed that the dual education system was producing a sense of inferiority and materialist minds in society. He said that besides conventional education, teaching the guidelines of the holy Quran and Sunna was also essential for progress and prosperity of the coming generations.He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony held to give away prizes to toppers of intermediate in the disciplines of pre-engineering, pre-medical and general science. The ceremony was held by the Islamic Research Academy on Saturday evening.The JI chief raised the point before participants of the ceremony that why didn’t society adopt an appropriate approach, despite all the educational achievements, modification in curricula and provisions of degrees. He said that the Pakistani society in particular and entire Islamic world in general, needed students equipped with the abilities to reform society, besides obtaining modern and Islamic education. He said that injustice and prejudice could be eliminated from society, when each and every individual would play his/her due role. He stressed the need for forming a book-friendly environment to produce a corruption-free welfare state, based on Islamic teachings and principles.Shedding light over the ongoing scenario of society, Hassan said that a labourer today remained failed in making his both ends meet, despite working 12 hours a day. “The country is enriched with resources but acute hunger and poverty prevails just because of greedy and corrupt leadership.” He said that new generation had proved that “our youth has unlimited potential and urged students to produce a relation with the Allah Almighty and books so as to revive the Islamic Caliphate and a peaceful prosperous world”.This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 17-Sep-2012 here.