Islamabad: Adviser to Prime Minister for National Harmony Dr. Paul Bhatti has said the students are the hope of the nation and guarantee of the bright future of the country and urged them to work hard for the promotion of peace, interfaith harmony and economic uplift of the society.
Dr. Paul expressed these views while addressing Prefects’ oath taking ceremony at St. Mary’s School Rawalpindi here on Wednesday.
He stressed upon them to be ready to play their role to change the destiny of the nation and put it on the road to progress and prosperity through hard work and transform the country in accordance with the ideals of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal in a real sense.
Peace is necessary for the development of the country and socio-economic uplift of the marginalized class of the society, which can be achieved by promoting interfaith harmony so that the people of different faiths can sit together and work for the welfare of the nation, he added.
He said you have the talent and ability to restore the lost image of the motherland in international community and make it a greater country.
He said history is witness to this fact that those nations which made hardworking, honesty and sincerity their motto, achieved high status. I hope that the Pakistani youth would also develop the country with the same spirit.
Bishop of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Diocese, Bishop Rufin Anthony in his address on the occasion hailed the role of Dr. Paul Bhatti for his services and efforts to solve the issues and problems of the minorities of Pakistan and his contribution in promoting interfaith harmony providing an opportunity to create an environment for building up peace and socio-economic development in the country.
At the end of the ceremony Br. Patras Bhatti, the Principal of St. Mary’s School informed about the contribution of the institution in spreading education and thanked Adviser to Prime Minister Dr. Paul Bhatti for securing time for the institution and students to grace the occasion.