Pakistan’s future linked to education: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

Addressing the Minhaj University’s BoG meeting in Lahore, Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, who is also the Chairman of BoG, has said that the future of Pakistan and the Muslim world is closely linked with contemporary education and moral and spiritual training based on the Islamic values. He said that real education is the one that reflects religious and national aspirations.

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri congratulated the MUL management on the successful launch of the Schools of Religions and Philosophy and Peace and Counter-Terrorism. He said that the School of Peace and Counter-Terrorism has an important role to play in promoting the agenda of interfaith dialogue. He said that it is a matter of great satisfaction that the youth are taking a lot of interest in this programme which is manifest from the increasing number of admissions every year.

Briefing the meeting, Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Deputy Chairman of MUL, said that the professors belonging to different faiths teach courses on their respective religions under the School of Religions and Philosophy. He said that the purpose of the courses under this School is to build theoretical foundation for greater understanding among faiths and promotion of our shared values on which the bedrock of the humanity is built.

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri was briefed about the performance of various faculties and departments including the targets for the academic years ahead. The meeting was also attended by Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Deputy Chairman MUL, Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Dr Muhammad Aslam Ghauri, Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, Brig. (r) Iqbal Ahmad Khan, Barrister Amir Hassan, and Col. (r) Muhammad Ahmad.