Islamabad:February 19:Founder of Pakistan’s nuclear programme, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, Saturday paid rich tribute to late Muslim educationist Sir Syed Ahmad Khan saying that he laid foundation of Pakistan by establishing Aligarh University.
According to a press release, Dr Khan said that Sir Syed Ahmad Khan would be remembered for ages to come for his great contribution in making history of Muslims in the sub-continent as well as giving them a realization about their future.
While addressing an august gathering on the eve of inauguration of a splendour auditorium in his name at Awan-e-Sir Syed he said that good people enjoyed immortal lives and great services to the national cause rendered by Sir Syed would also be remembered for centuries.
He also paid tribute to the wisdom of the people and said that masses could not be befooled by false claims or lame excuses as people were well aware of the realities and facts and people also well identified those who committed injustices on the nation.
Dr A Q Khan observed that Sir Syed Memorial Society had also done great job in promoting nationalism among the youth as well as making teachings and ideologies of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan public.
Speaking on the occasion, Brigadier Iqbal Shafi, President Sir Syed Memorial Society, said that better leadership could not be produced without personality building of the youth and the society had signed a memorandum of understanding with Federal Directorate of Education for personality building of 10,000 students of 115 schools and colleges. “Efforts are underway for establishment of Sir Syed University, “ he said.
Secretary General Sir Syed Memorial Society Dr Shoab A Khan told the gathering that 25 people had received PhD degrees from Sir Syed Case University and the university won positions in international robotic competitions seven times.The news.