LAHORE - Provincial Minister for Education Mian Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that a blend of talent and hard work is the basis for all human development and Pakistani nation is lucky to have both these qualities in its young generation.

He was speaking at a prize distribution ceremony held in honour of the winners of Brain of Lahore quiz competition at the Trust School Aamir Town, Harbanspura on Saturday.

The Minister said that the Brain of Lahore competition arranged among the most brilliant students of 296 schools of Lahore is unprecedented. Congratulating “Brain of Lahore 2012” Sauda Ibrahim on her success, he said that intelligent students were the asset of the nation and the government had made available all its resources for polishing their talent.

The Education Minister  said that extra-curricular activities side by side academic activities played an important role in the balanced development of human personality.