ISLAMABAD - Stressing the need for equipping the youth with latest knowledge to face the ever-changing global challenges, Principal of Jinnah Public School Mansoor Ahmad Qaddoosi has called upon the students to dedicate their energies towards their studies.

He expressed these views at the certificate distribution ceremony at Jinnah Public School, 6th Road, Rawalpindi, on Tuesday. Students and their parents in big number attended the ceremony.

Qaddoosi asked the parents to keep in touch with the teachers to have current knowledge of the status of their children in both curricular as well as co-curricular activities because in his view the role of parents was equally important in inculcation of quality education to their children.

Recalling the glorious past of Muslim Ummah, Qaddoosi said that it was all due to their advancement in education and people from Europe and other countries used to come to Islamic countries for acquiring latest education.

He said that Pakistan could not be transformed into modern and vibrant democracy without equipping the youth with latest education and asked the teachers and parents to play their due role in this connection.

Later he also gave away certificates to the students who secured top three positions in various classes.