President asks youth to follow Quaid’s principles of hardwork, dedication

ISLAMABAD, Jan 14 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday called upon the youth to follow the principle of the Quaid-e-Azam by focusing their energies on getting education
and work hard in their practical lives to contribute for the development of country.
The President expressed these views in his address to a gathering of children from Anjuman Faizul Islam at a function held in connection with the Quaid’s birth anniversary here the
The President said Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah always emphasized on the importance of education and motivated the students to better prepare themselves to meet the challenges of world.
He said at present, the country was facing the menace of terrorism and termed illiteracy and disassociation from values the reasons for this challenging situation.
Presdient Mamnoon said corruption had also blemished the fabric of society and added that lack of moral and spiritual grooming were major culprits that were leading to corruption.
He stressed the need for raising awawreness against currupt practices in the society.
The President lauded the services of Anjuman Faizul Islam for patronizing the orphans by providing them education for the last 70 years.
He said such insitutions, working with selfless spirit, were of great significance in the society.
He asked the orphan children to never feel discouraged in life and prove themselves by hardwork and good character. He wished the students a bright future and expressed
confidence that they would diligently follow the principles of Quaid-e-Azam to better serve the country.
President Anjuman Faizul Islam Mian Muhammad Siddiq Akbar highlighted the activities of the insitution, which he said was founded in 1941 on the instructions of the Quaid-e-
Azam to take care of the displaced children of Bengal.  He said the insitution launched by All India Muslim League’s Rawalpindi chapter with the patronage of 30 children had enhanced upto to six orphanges with 1,000 children – two in Rawalpindi and six in rural areas.
He mentioned that Anjuman Faizul Islam was pursuing the cause of patronage of orphans without indulging in political, regional and sectarian matters.
Senior Vice President of Anjuman Faizul Islam Professor Dr Riaz Ahmad, who has authored 30 books on Quaid-e-Azam,highlighted the glowing principles of the Quaid which he said
was a beacon for all generations. The young students presented national songs and tableaus
relating to the Quaid and the country.