LAHORE - Advisor to CM Punjab Zakiya Shahnawaz has stressed upon the female students to devote their energies for getting knowledge so that the future of the country could be made bright.

She was addressing an annual prize distribution ceremony of Dar-e-Arqam Girls High School, College Road, Township on Sunday.

Nadeem Nasir, Addl IG Punjab Police Humayun Raza, parents, teachers and students also attended the function.

Zakiya Shahnawaz said that education was not only a source of individual development but also of collective and national.

She said that our students were very talented and Punjab government wanted that every child should get education. She said that Punjab government has launched a number of projects for the students.

Later, she distributed cash prizes and certificates among the talented students. Girls of the school presented a colourful programme. Principal of the school presented an honorary shield to Zakiya Shahnawaz. Zakiya Shahnaz was accorded warm welcome on her arrival.