MULTAN - Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) Vice Chancellor Dr Kh Alqama stressed upon the students on Tuesday to acquire knowledge of history and develop relation with the book as they were to take the reign of the country into their hands in coming days.

Addressing an Entrepreneurship seminar organised by Pak-US Alumni Multan Chapter, he further asked the students to gain knowledge of political and Islamic history and adopt the habit of reading. He said that the young generation should prepare itself for facing the West and challenges being posed by the fast-changing world. He said that the knowledge of languages had become a must in today’s business world, asking the students of MBA and BBA to acquire this knowledge.

He drew the attention of students towards prevailing business conditions in the world and asked them to keep eye on the business policies of the US, West, India and Bangla Desh for becoming successful businessmen. “It is possible if you have knowledge. That’s why I ask the youth to lay the foundation of a knowledge-based Pakistan,” he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Muhammad Khan Saddozai of Multan Chamber of Commerce said that leadership skill was prerequisite for entrepreneurship as businessmen had to face new demands and moderation taking place in the business circuit every day. He said that the Multan Chamber and BZ University had a strong bond and both the institutions could do a lot for strengthening the economy.

The function was also addressed by the president of Multan Alumni chapter Dr Naved Ahmad.