BAHAWALPUR -Punjab Governor Syed Ahmad Mehmood has said that the national youth have potential and are quite ambitious to serve the nation with devotion and dedication.

During a meeting with a group of students of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur at the Governor’s House, Lahore, the governor advised the students to focus their studies. He highly appreciated the academic, research and co-curricular activities at the university. He said that he was pleased to know that the university was making progress day by day and performing remarkably for the promotion of education and socio-economic uplift of the area.

He said that the IUB was playing a key role in spreading and promoting education like Egypt’s Jamia Al-Azhar and it was a big honour for the country. He praised the role of Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Mukhtar, and said that the latter’s devoted struggle had given new heights to the academic and research activities of the university which had given it the due right of promotion in the HEC’s ranking. The delegation was headed by Dr Abdul Wajid Khan and Shafaq Manzoor.