Peshawar:(APS)September 28, 2016-The Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr: Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has that only those nations of the world earn a respectable place for themselves in the comity of nations, which make untiring efforts to take big leap forward in science and technology in the shortest possible time.
He was addressing as the chief guest at the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference – Global Prosperity through Research and Innovation held under the aegis of Sarhad University of Science and Technology at a local hotel in Peshawar on Tuesday. Beside others, the Vice President of Sarhad University, Prof: Dr. Roohullah Khan, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Salimur Rehman, foreign researchers, faculty members and a large number of students were also present on the occasion.
The Governor said that the entire world is following principles of knowledge-based economy and for a country like Pakistan, we need more knowledgeable people with intelligence, skills and to find solutions to the challenges that we all facing. He said, “Higher Education is today recognized as a capital investment and is of paramount importance for economic and social development of the country. The institutions of higher learning, he added, have the main responsibility of equipping individuals with advanced knowledge and skills required for positions of responsibility in government, business and other professions. He further said that only highly educated manpower can tackle today’s complex problems.
The Governor said that the Federal Government is committed to provide maximum possible facilities of quality higher education to the youth that is why the higher education commission is empowered to render valuable services.
Later on, the Governor gave away shield to the foreigner researchers on behalf of Sarhad University. Vice President of the University also presented a shield to the Governor and thanked him for attending the conference