APP78-23 KARACHI: February 23 – President Dr. Arif Alvi addressing the students during the 23rd Convocation of Humdard University. APP

ISLAMABAD, Feb 23 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday said that the youth were a precious asset which could change the fate of the country.
Addressing the 23rd convocation of Hamdard University Karachi, the president said it was everyone’s responsibility to play his dedicated and honest role for national development, said a President House statement.The convocation marked the graduation of 1413 students while 10 were awarded Ph.D degree in different disciplines by the president.

He said that every citizen would have to change the society and social norms in the light of Islamic values.He urged the graduates to follow the footprints of late Hakim Saeed and Abdul Sattar Edhi.

Chancellor of the university Sadia Rashid, also the daughter of Shaheed Hakim Saeed, presented a memento to the president inscribed with ‘Mohr-e-Nabuwat’ (seal of prophethood).Earlier, President Alvi offered Fateha and laid wreath at the grave of Hakim Saeed.