CHINIOT -  Teachings and poetry of Allama Iqbal is the source of guidance for new generation. Students should strive for the development of Pakistan according to the ideology of Iqbal.

These views were expressed by speakers at a ceremony organized in connection with Iqbal Day at Govt High School Satellite Town on Friday.

The ceremony was chaired by District Education Authority Chief Executive Officer Liaqat Ali Nasir. District Officer (education) Fiaz Ahmed was the chief guest. A large number of teachers, students and their parents attended the meeting. Liaqat Ali Nasir said Allama Iqbal had highlighted splendid past of the Muslim Ummah and glory of Islam in his poetry. He had also highlighted the problems being faced by the Muslims and suggested the solutions. He advised students to study poetry of Iqbal thoroughly and implement his ideology of Islam in their lives.

Fiaz Ahmed said that Iqbal had dreamed about a state based on the principles of Islam. The Pakistani nation should work hard to materialize the dreams of Iqbal by making Pakistan a prosperous and developed country. Students, on the occasion, performed tableaux and recited poems of Iqbal. Position-holders were awarded prizes at the end.