Youth may create leadership skills for bright future: Ahsan

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 1 (APP): Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Ahsan Iqbal Monday urged the youth to create leadership skills among themselves as it was essential for a better and bright future.

Addressing the International Youth Conference here, he said, the successful human being had an ability to search ray of hope even in the darkness.

He said, there was a need to create positive thinking among the youth by eliminating desperation and hopelessness.

The Minister said, the present era belonged to educational revolution which could strengthen economy, adding, the Muslim world suffered badly because of staying away from knowledge and research.

He said, the future wars would be fought in the field of education and added, Pakistani youth were performing better despite the limited resources.

Ahsan Iqbal said, the development didn’t mean to achieve financial gains rather it was human resource development.

He said, the human being had always a reason to live and stressed to develop an ability to compete other nations in education and inventions.

Appreciating the Pakistani youth for their important role in the field of Information Technology, he said, the telecommunication infrastructure in Pakistan could compete the world.

Pakistan, he said, was more safer than it was in 2013 as the backbone of terrorists and extremist had been broken.

He said, owing to visionary leadership and robust policies of the present government,Pakistan was now 10th emerging economy of the world.