In collaboration with US Consulate, Lahore, the four-day workshop titled "Innovating and Designing Engaging Application in Sports Promoting Outreach, Responsibility and Teamwork (IDEA-SPORT)” to promote leadership in women through sports concluded at UE with special participation of the US Consul General, Lahore, Ms. Christine Hawkins
University of Education, Lahore hosted a special talk titled “The Role of Universities in Nation Building” at UE Township Campus on March 18, 2022. The chief guest was renowned motivational speaker and trainer Qasim Ali Shah while Vice Chancellor of Education, Lahore, Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.) presided over the program.
In his address, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.) said that education and training is of fundamental importance in human civilization and development, because it is education and training that lifted man out of the cave and made it possible to cast a spell on the stars. Education is the guarantor not only of an individual's civilization and morals but also of economic development and in this context higher education institutions have a greater responsibility than ever to go ahead and play their full role in nation building and development. He said that the University of Education has a privileged position in the education system of the country as its main objective is to emphasize training along with education. While talking on the occasion, the chief guest of the program, renowned motivational speaker and trainer Qasim Ali Shah said that the real purpose of education is training because without training education cannot maintain its effect and consequently it cannot make individual responsible citizen of society. He said that the role of universities is key in this regard. Our universities have to play their active role in nation building and development so that we can emerge on the world map as a civilized and developed nation.
In the end, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.) thanked the chief guest for coming and presented a special shield by the university. A large number of faculty and staff including Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Arshad and organizer of the event Director Research, Dr. Shahzada Qaisar were present on the occasion.