MULTAN-Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has asked the youth to join hands with him and support his initiatives to put the country on path of progress and prosperity.

He said this while delivering a short speech to a gathering of PPP workers via hologram technology here in PP-196 on Saturday. The PPP chairman further asked the young workers to join him in his effort to unite the youth who constituted over 50 percent of national population as they have unbelievable potential. He said that the youth is the real asset to the nation and PPP wants to offer them opportunities to make progress in fields like education, politics and business. He said that the PPP is going to launch a membership drive and the youth should join the party.

Later on, in their speeches, Khawaja Rizwan Alam, Malik Naseem Labar, AD Baloch and Malik Sajjad said that Bilawal was the only political leader who was clear of corruption stains. They added that Bilawal was a young leader whose political training was done by Mohtarma Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. "That's why his political wisdom is totally different from other politicians," they added.

NEW DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture Multan (MNS-UAM) is going to start new degree programmes under Plant Pathology, Social Science, Agricultural Economics, Agri Business, Computer Science, Information Technology and Veterinary Science disciplines. The courses have been approved by the academic council of the varsity in its meeting on Saturday. The meeting was chaired by the Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Rao Asif Ali and scheme of study for different departments was approved during it. Besides approval of new programmes, the meeting also approved changes in course codes.

Earlier, the VC briefed the members of academic council on progress in research and implementation of latest academic mechanism in the varsity. The meeting was attended by Prof Zahir Ahmad Zaheer from University of Environmental Sciences Faisalabad, Deputy Secretary Agriculture Government of Punjab Naem Khalid, Pro-VC Dr Ishtiaq Rajwana and others.