ISLAMABAD - Allama Muhammad Iqbal brought revolution in the minds of youngsters of the Sub-Continent. We can emerge as a strong nation by following the ideology of Allama Muhammad Iqbal. He was not only a great poet but also a true Muslim. Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Dr Babar Awan expressed these views here on Saturday at a seminar titled   "Zara Nam ho to Yeh Mitti Bari Zarkhez Hai" organised by Islamabad Traffic Police in collaboration with Preston University. He was the chief guest on the occasion. SSP Traffic Muhammad Zubair Hashmi, Chancellor Preston University Professor Dr Abdul Basit and Chairman Islamabad Chamber of Commerce Ijaz Abbasi were the prominent participants. Large numbers of faculty members and students of Preston University and Al-Makhdoom Public School were present on the occasion. Students recited poems and verses of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.   Dr Babar Awan paid rich tributes to the great leader and poet Allama Iqbal and also admired the efforts of Islamabad Traffic Police and Preston University for organising the seminar.   He said that Allama Iqbal was great philosopher, mystic, thinker, and particularly his work on self-respect was tremendous. He underlined the need for making concerted efforts to promote Iqbal's thoughts for the uplift of society. Dr Awan said that teachings of Iqbal were beacon of light for the country's youth to achieve success in life. The Minister advised the youth that Pakistan has pinned high hopes on them, therefore, they should work hard for its progress and prosperity. Speaking on the occasion, SSP Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) Zubair Hashmi glowing tributes to Allama Iqbal and said that message of Iqbal was marvellous for the country's youth. He said that Islamabad Traffic Police proved that change could be brought through hectic efforts, honesty and hardworking. President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Chancellor Preston University in their addresses also highlighted the philosophy of Allama Iqbal and paid rich tributes to him. Later, Shields were distributed among the participants of seminar while SSP Traffic presented ITP shield to the chief guest Dr Babar Awan.