LAHORE  - Punjab Home Minister Shaukat Javed has said the government will not compromise on the quality of education as it directly relates to the vitality and future of the nation.

“Private institutions should exert their all efforts out to provide quality education to the upcoming future leaders of the country,” he said while addressing the 2nd Convocation of Lahore Leads University at Aiwan-e-Iqbal Thursday.

Leads University Board of Governors Chairman Zahoor Ahmad and VC Dr Muhammad Rafiq Baloch were also present. Shaukat Javed said that we have gigantic challenges before us and I believe that associates of educational institutions are cognizant of these facts and will emerge as healthy competitions amongst their contemporary institutions. He said that as a nation, our focal areas of interest should be the acquisition and development of science disciplines and modern technologies.

He said that although, our country made tremendous progress in various areas but a lot is yet to be done. He emphasized the highbrows of all the fields to prefer indigenous resources for the progress and development of the nation. Minister Home said that the universities should make their scholarly and innovative contribution on priority basis as the current pace of advancement needs more acceleration in order to compete with developed nations. The minister, while stressing upon the students said that there are many unexplored and under developed areas   where   our new generation can come forward and contribute very positively to have their share in the national development.

Shaukat Javed said that Pakistan is a beautiful country and with our efforts it can be more beautified.

the minister awarded shields, medals and degrees to the successful students.