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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor urges youth to be fully abreast of IT

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engineer Shaukatullah said being developing nation, education and training of new generation in line with the present-day needs was must. In that age of competitiveness, he added, "our youth must be fully abreast of information technology having complete command on latest scientific knowledge and expertise in respective professions."

Addressing as the chief guest at the 48th Parents Day ceremony of the Cadet College, Kohat, in its premises on Saturday, the Governor, who himself is an ex-Kohatian, stressed that it was also the best service to the nation and the best way to secure a respectable berth amongst the comity of nations as well.

The Governor pointed out the government was quite conscious of the ground factors in that respect and every possible step would be taken to ensure better future of the country to fulfil the aspirations of the nation. Cadet Aftab Ahmad clinched both the coveted awards of being the Best Student and the Best Cadet of the year, while the Iqbal House was honoured with the Governor's Champion newly established two prizes with Rs 0.1 million each; the Niagra Excellence Awards by US based ex-Kohatians were clinched by Cadet Kashif Nadir and Cadet Kashan Shahid. The Governor also witnessed a well prepared and attractive exhibition of the scientific creations of cadets.

The ceremony was largely attended by senior military and civil officers besides parents of the cadets. Congratulating the parents of the cadets, the Governor said role of quality institutions was of great importance in materialising of their aspirations possible. The Cadet College, Kohat, he added, was providing capable and determined leadership not only to the armed forces but also in every discipline of life and its role in all respects must be a matter of great pride for all of us.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2013


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