LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said a teacher occupies a lofty place in the society and reiteration of respect to teachers from every segment of the society on the occasion of World Teachers Day is a welcome step.

Paying tributes to the services of teachers on the occasion, the chief minister said teachers were benefactors and a source of pride for the nation. He said respect to the teachers was the ultimate guarantee of success in life, since the role of the teachers for the progress of the society could not be overemphasised. “After parents, teachers play the most important role in shaping the personality of a person,” Shahbaz maintained