Role of universities vital in skill development: PBIT
FAISALABAD—Universities should come up with new innovative ideas to address the problems of the people and the county as they can play a pivotal role in the skill development of the students. Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) Chairman Muzaffer Miraj Khawaja said this while talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan here on Tuesday. He stressed upon the need to enhance the skills of students with practical work so that they could face the challenges of practical life effectively.
He said that no nation could ensure development without skills development and hard work. “Country is blessed with tremendous resources and there is dire need to tap the potential”, he added. He said a large number of the people were facing malnutrition and it was a matter of great concern. UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said that agriculture is the backbone of the economy. He said that this year, cotton production had faced the set back due to the climate changes.
He said that government initiatives of the lowering down the fertilizer and pesticides prices would bring the tangible results for the farming community. He said that the UAF was making all-out effort to ensure the quality education.—APP
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