Islamabad, November 17, 2014 (PPI-OT): President Mamnoon Hussain emphasized that the Muslim Ummah should work in unison by undertaking concerted initiatives for advancing universal modern science and technical education in their respective countries for human resource development and to excel in the affairs of the world.
The President stated that the Muslim countries are endowed with rich natural resources which can be best utilized by a skilled human force to the benefits of the people of Muslim countries. The President said this during a lunch hosted by International Islamic University (IIU) in the honour of ambassadors of Islamic countries in Pakistan today at Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The President appreciated the educational contributions of International Islamic University in advancing the Ummah’s ideological, moral, intellectual and economic development in accordance with the values and norms of Islam. The President also lauded the role of the University in imparting quality education not only in the varied Islamic subjects but also in the modern disciplines.
Baleegh-ur-Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, Ambassadors of Islamic countries, Members of the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, International Islamic University, and senior officials of President Secretariat were also present on the occasion.
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