ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said that the Muslim world, which was facing the grave challenges of conflicts and growing population, would have to make united efforts to secure a bright future for them.
He was speaking at a dinner hosted by Commission on Science and Technology (COMSTECH) in honour of ambassadors from the countries of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The President said that as no country in the world could achieve the goals of development without modernization in the area of research, the Muslim world would have to focus on Information Technology.
He said that with a long history of the utilization of mineral resources by human beings, the golden era of human history started after industrial revolution.
The President said that as it was an era of modern information technology, the industrial development and investment also required change of mindset.
He said that the present government was taking necessary steps for the promotion of country’s exports.
The President said that with the Islamic countries having insignificant role in the promotion of modern technology, the Muslim world would have to come forward in the area of science and technology to fulfill the requirements of this modern and Information Technology era.
He lauded the efforts of COMSTECH and for playing its role in the promotion education and technology.